Ethiopia Hunger Statistics 2001-2024

Population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption (also referred to as prevalence of undernourishment) shows the percentage of the population whose food intake is insufficient to meet dietary energy requirements continuously. Data showing as 5 may signify a prevalence of undernourishment below 5%.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2020 was 24.90%, a 3% increase from 2019.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2019 was 21.90%, a 3.7% increase from 2018.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2018 was 18.20%, a 2.5% increase from 2017.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2017 was 15.70%, a 1.3% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Somalia 53.10%
Central African Republic 52.20%
Madagascar 48.50%
Haiti 47.20%
North Korea 41.60%
Yemen 41.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 39.80%
Liberia 38.30%
Rwanda 35.80%
Mozambique 32.70%
Chad 32.70%
Afghanistan 29.80%
Sierra Leone 27.40%
Ethiopia 24.90%
Tanzania 22.60%
Gambia 21.60%
Togo 18.80%
Burkina Faso 18.00%
Malawi 17.80%
Mali 9.80%
Senegal 7.50%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 5.50%
Ethiopia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 24.90% 3.00%
2019 21.90% 3.70%
2018 18.20% 2.50%
2017 15.70% 1.30%
2016 14.40% -0.40%
2015 14.80% -1.10%
2014 15.90% -1.80%
2013 17.70% -1.70%
2012 19.40% -1.50%
2011 20.90% -3.80%
2010 24.70% -3.80%
2009 28.50% -5.00%
2008 33.50% -1.50%
2007 35.00% -0.60%
2006 35.60% -1.50%
2005 37.10% -1.90%
2004 39.00% -3.60%
2003 42.60% -1.60%
2002 44.20% -2.80%
2001 47.00% -2.80%