Sub-Saharan Africa 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%.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa hunger statistics for 2022 was 0.00%, a 21.6% decline from 2021.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa hunger statistics for 2021 was 21.60%, a 0.95% increase from 2020.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa hunger statistics for 2020 was 20.65%, a 1.05% increase from 2019.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa hunger statistics for 2019 was 19.60%, a 0.89% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Euro Area 0.00%
East Asia & Pacific 0.00%
World 0.00%
Sub-Saharan Africa 0.00%
South Asia 0.00%
OECD members 0.00%
North America 0.00%
Latin America & Caribbean 0.00%
European Union 0.00%
Sub-Saharan Africa Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 0.00% -21.60%
2021 21.60% 0.95%
2020 20.65% 1.05%
2019 19.60% 0.89%
2018 18.70% 0.19%
2017 18.51% 0.28%
2016 18.23% 0.43%
2015 17.81% 0.58%
2014 17.22% 0.35%
2013 16.88% -0.19%
2012 17.06% -0.09%
2011 17.15% -1.19%
2010 18.34% -1.35%
2009 19.69% -1.47%
2008 21.17% -0.38%
2007 21.55% -0.36%
2006 21.91% -0.74%
2005 22.65% -1.01%
2004 23.66% -0.98%
2003 24.64% -0.57%
2002 25.21% -0.53%
2001 25.74% 25.74%
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%