South Asia 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%.
  • South Asia hunger statistics for 2022 was 0.00%, a 16.33% decline from 2021.
  • South Asia hunger statistics for 2021 was 16.33%, a 0.81% increase from 2020.
  • South Asia hunger statistics for 2020 was 15.52%, a 1.49% increase from 2019.
  • South Asia hunger statistics for 2019 was 14.03%, a 1.2% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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Country Name % of Population
OECD members 0.00%
North America 0.00%
Latin America & Caribbean 0.00%
European Union 0.00%
Euro Area 0.00%
East Asia & Pacific 0.00%
World 0.00%
Sub-Saharan Africa 0.00%
South Asia 0.00%
South Asia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 0.00% -16.33%
2021 16.33% 0.81%
2020 15.52% 1.49%
2019 14.03% 1.20%
2018 12.83% 0.11%
2017 12.72% -0.59%
2016 13.30% -0.50%
2015 13.81% -0.45%
2014 14.26% -0.33%
2013 14.59% -0.30%
2012 14.89% -0.47%
2011 15.36% -0.18%
2010 15.54% -0.20%
2009 15.74% -0.07%
2008 15.82% -0.88%
2007 16.70% -1.81%
2006 18.51% -1.74%
2005 20.25% -0.69%
2004 20.94% 0.10%
2003 20.84% 0.91%
2002 19.94% 1.14%
2001 18.79% 18.79%
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%