North Korea Hunger Statistics 1960-2024

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%.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2022 was 0.00%, a 45.5% decline from 2021.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2021 was 45.50%, a 1.6% increase from 2020.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2020 was 43.90%, a 0.6% increase from 2019.
  • North Korea hunger statistics for 2019 was 43.30%, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Burundi 0.00%
Guinea 0.00%
Malawi 0.00%
South Sudan 0.00%
Zimbabwe 0.00%
Afghanistan 0.00%
Ethiopia 0.00%
Mozambique 0.00%
Somalia 0.00%
Yemen 0.00%
Eritrea 0.00%
Mali 0.00%
Sierra Leone 0.00%
Uganda 0.00%
Comoros 0.00%
Madagascar 0.00%
Senegal 0.00%
Tanzania 0.00%
Democratic Republic of Congo 0.00%
Liberia 0.00%
Rwanda 0.00%
Tajikistan 0.00%
Central African Republic 0.00%
Haiti 0.00%
North Korea 0.00%
Togo 0.00%
Burkina Faso 0.00%
Guinea-Bissau 0.00%
Nepal 0.00%
Chad 0.00%
Benin 0.00%
Gambia 0.00%
Niger 0.00%
Syrian Arab Republic 0.00%
North Korea Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 0.00% -45.50%
2021 45.50% 1.60%
2020 43.90% 0.60%
2019 43.30% 0.80%
2018 42.50% -0.50%
2017 43.00% 1.60%
2016 41.40% 0.90%
2015 40.50% 0.70%
2014 39.80% 0.80%
2013 39.00% 0.00%
2012 39.00% 0.20%
2011 38.80% -0.90%
2010 39.70% -0.50%
2009 40.20% -0.10%
2008 40.30% 1.50%
2007 38.80% 2.10%
2006 36.70% 2.40%
2005 34.30% 1.30%
2004 33.00% 0.30%
2003 32.70% -2.30%
2002 35.00% -0.70%
2001 35.70% 35.70%
2000 0.00% 0.00%
1999 0.00% 0.00%
1998 0.00% 0.00%
1997 0.00% 0.00%
1996 0.00% 0.00%
1995 0.00% 0.00%
1994 0.00% 0.00%
1993 0.00% 0.00%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%