World 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%.
  • World hunger statistics for 2022 was 0.00%, a 9.2% decline from 2021.
  • World hunger statistics for 2021 was 9.20%, a 0.5% increase from 2020.
  • World hunger statistics for 2020 was 8.70%, a 0.5% increase from 2019.
  • World hunger statistics for 2019 was 8.20%, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
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%
Euro Area 0.00%
East Asia & Pacific 0.00%
World 0.00%
World Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2022 0.00% -9.20%
2021 9.20% 0.50%
2020 8.70% 0.50%
2019 8.20% 0.50%
2018 7.70% 0.00%
2017 7.70% -0.10%
2016 7.80% 0.00%
2015 7.80% 0.00%
2014 7.80% -0.10%
2013 7.90% -0.20%
2012 8.10% -0.20%
2011 8.30% -0.50%
2010 8.80% -0.50%
2009 9.30% -0.60%
2008 9.90% -0.50%
2007 10.40% -0.80%
2006 11.20% -0.80%
2005 12.00% -0.50%
2004 12.50% -0.40%
2003 12.90% -0.10%
2002 13.00% 0.10%
2001 12.90% 12.90%
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%