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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 2.5 signifies a prevalence of undernourishment below 2.5%.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 202
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1991-12     Latest: 2015-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12
1) Afghanistan
22.3
22.2
22.7
23.4
23.8
23
2) Albania
7.6
6.7
6
5.5
5.1
4.9
3) Algeria
6.3
5.6
5
4.7
4.6
4.6
4) Angola
19.4
17.9
16.7
15.3
14.4
14
5) Antigua and Barbuda
28.1
27.8
27.8
27.1
27.2
26.7
6) Arab World
9.54
9.18
10.7
10.6
10.6
11
7) Argentina
4
3.9
3.7
3.6
3.4
3.6
8) Armenia
5.8
5.7
5.2
4.6
4.2
4.4
9) Australia
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
10) Austria
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
11) Azerbaijan
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
12) Bahamas
12.3
11.9
11.2
10.7
10.3
10
13) Bangladesh
16.9
16.9
16.8
16.4
16
15.1
14) Barbados
5
4.9
4.8
4.6
4.5
4.4
15) Belarus
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
16) Belgium
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
17) Belize
5.6
5.8
6.2
6.3
6.3
6.2
18) Benin
12.1
11.7
11.3
10.8
10
10.3
19) Bermuda
11.7
12.2
12.5
12.6
12.5
12.8
20) Bolivia
26.5
24.6
23.1
21.9
20.8
20.2
21) Bosnia Herzegovina
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
22) Botswana
28.6
26.6
25.1
24.6
24.6
26
23) Brazil
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
24) Brunei
3.2
3
2.8
2.6
2.5
2.5
25) Bulgaria
5.6
5.4
5
4.4
3.8
3.4
26) Burkina Faso
21.2
20.7
20.2
19.9
19.1
20.2
27) Cambodia
18.8
18.6
18
17.1
16.1
15.3
28) Cameroon
11.6
10.2
9.1
8.3
7.9
7.9
29) Canada
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
30) Cape Verde
15.8
15.5
15.1
14.6
14.1
13.7
31) Caribbean small states
9.71
9.54
9.3
9.11
8.76
8.16
32) Central African Republic
33.3
35.6
40.9
48.6
55.1
58.6
33) Central Europe and the Baltics
2.81
2.79
2.75
2.7
2.63
2.59
34) Chad
39.9
38.9
37.6
36.9
35.3
32.5
35) Chile
4.2
4.1
3.9
3.8
3.8
3.7
36) China
11.9
11.3
10.8
10.3
9.9
9.6
37) Colombia
11.1
10.9
10
8.8
7.7
7.1
38) Congo
30.8
29.2
28.3
27.3
27.1
28.2
39) Costa Rica
5.2
5.2
5.4
5.6
5.7
5.6
40) Croatia
2.5
2.6
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
41) Cuba
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
42) Cyprus
4.4
4.4
4.5
4.7
4.8
4.7
43) Czech Republic
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
44) Denmark
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
45) Djibouti
22.3
21.2
19.4
17.2
14.7
12.8
46) Dominica
5.2
5.6
5.9
6.1
6
5.8
47) Dominican Republic
16.5
14.6
13.8
13.6
13.7
13.5
48) East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
12.96
12.1
11.35
10.72
10.18
9.75
49) East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
13.16
12.28
11.51
10.86
10.31
9.87
50) Ecuador
12.2
11.7
11.5
11.7
11.9
12.1
51) Egypt
4.5
4.5
4.4
4.4
4.4
4.5
52) El Salvador
12.7
12.9
12.8
12.4
12.1
12.3
53) Estonia
2.5
2.7
2.9
2.9
2.7
2.5
54) Ethiopia
32.1
31
30.2
29.4
28.5
28.8
55) Euro area
2.53
2.53
2.53
2.52
2.52
2.51
56) European Union
2.56
2.56
2.55
2.54
2.53
2.52
57) Fiji
4.5
4.5
4.4
4.4
4.5
4.6
58) Finland
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
59) Fragile and conflict affected situations
23.4
23.5
23.8
24.6
60) France
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
61) French Polynesia
4.5
4.6
4.6
4.7
4.8
4.9
62) Gabon
9.4
8.6
7.9
7.3
7
7
63) Gambia
9.2
9
9.3
9.9
10.5
10.9
64) Georgia
8
8.4
8.2
7.5
6.7
7
65) Germany
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
66) Ghana
5.4
5.6
6.1
6.5
6.8
7.6
67) Greece
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
68) Grenada
25.5
25.5
25.4
25.3
25.4
25.5
69) Guatemala
15.6
15.6
16.2
16.4
16.2
15.6
70) Guinea Bissau
22.8
22.7
23.4
25
26.8
28.3
71) Guinea
17.7
17.4
17.1
16.8
16.7
17.5
72) Guyana
11.5
11
10.1
9.4
8.9
8.5
73) Haiti
49.5
49.6
49.6
49.4
48.2
46.8
74) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
25.6
25.1
24.8
24.7
24.7
25.3
75) High income
2.79
2.77
2.74
2.71
2.69
2.66
76) Honduras
15.5
15.5
15.6
15.7
15.8
14.8
77) Hong Kong
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
78) Hungary
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
79) Iceland
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
80) India
15.6
15.5
15.4
15.2
14.9
14.5
81) Indonesia
12.5
10.1
8.6
7.6
7
7.9
82) Iran
5.8
5.7
5.6
5.5
5.4
5.5
83) Iraq
27.2
26.3
25.9
26
26.7
27.8
84) Ireland
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
85) Israel
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
86) Italy
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
87) Ivory Coast
16.5
16
15.6
15.2
15.1
15.4
88) Jamaica
8.8
9
9.2
9.5
9.2
8.4
89) Japan
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
90) Jordan
3.7
3.6
3.7
3.9
4.2
4.2
91) Kazakhstan
3.1
2.7
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
92) Kenya
23.7
22.6
21.6
20.5
19.4
19.1
93) Kiribati
3.7
3.3
3.1
3.1
3.2
3.3
94) Kuwait
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
95) Kyrgyzstan
8.2
7.7
7.3
6.9
6.7
6.4
96) Laos
20.7
19.2
18.3
17.4
17
17.1
97) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
8.48
8.23
7.94
7.61
7.48
7.37
98) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
9.11
8.81
8.47
8.07
7.92
7.8
99) Latvia
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
100) Least developed countries: UN classification
23.6
23.1
22.9
22.8
22.7
23.2
101) Lebanon
4.2
4.5
4.8
5.1
5.3
5.4
102) Lesotho
12.8
13.2
13.6
14.1
14.4
14.5
103) Liberia
36.5
36.7
37.7
39.2
41.2
42.8
104) Lithuania
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
105) Low & middle income
13.2
12.8
12.6
12.4
12.2
12.2
106) Low income
27.5
27
26.8
26.8
27
27.8
107) Lower middle income
14.7
14.3
14.2
13.9
13.6
13.5
108) Luxembourg
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
109) Macau
13.6
13.1
11.6
9.6
7.3
6.3
110) Macedonia
4.3
4.5
4.6
4.4
4.3
3.9
111) Madagascar
31.9
31.9
33.3
35.5
39
42.3
112) Malawi
21.7
21.3
21.1
21.7
23.5
25.9
113) Malaysia
3.7
3.5
3.3
3
2.6
2.5
114) Maldives
10
9.3
9.1
9
8.9
8.5
115) Mali
7.1
6.8
6.5
5.8
4.9
4
116) Malta
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
117) Mauritania
8.3
7.8
7.2
6.3
5.7
5.3
118) Mauritius
4.8
5.1
5.4
5.4
5.2
5.2
119) Mexico
4.6
4.6
4.5
4.5
4.4
4.2
120) Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)
8.72
8.54
8.37
8.35
8.22
8.2
121) Middle East & North Africa (developing only)
9.21
9.02
8.82
8.84
8.7
8.67
122) Middle income
11.9
11.6
11.4
11.1
10.8
10.7
123) Moldova
13.9
11
8.8
7.8
8.1
8.5
124) Mongolia
20.8
19.6
18.8
18.3
18.3
19.6
125) Montenegro
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
126) Morocco
5.3
5
4.6
4.3
4.1
3.5
127) Mozambique
30
28.8
27.8
27.3
26.8
26.6
128) Myanmar
16.9
15.5
14.7
14.4
14.4
16.9
129) Namibia
37.6
36.3
33.9
31.4
29.7
28.8
130) Nepal
10.1
9.3
8.8
8.5
8.2
8.1
131) Netherlands
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
132) New Caledonia
7.7
7.5
7.4
7.8
8.4
9.1
133) New Zealand
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
134) Nicaragua
20.9
20
19
17.9
17.1
17
135) Niger
11.3
10.9
10.6
10.3
10
11.3
136) Nigeria
6.3
6.4
6.5
6.7
7.3
7.9
137) North America
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
138) North Korea
41.7
41.2
39.7
41.8
41.8
41.6
139) Norway
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
140) OECD members
2.72
2.72
2.71
2.71
2.7
2.68
141) Oman
5.4
5.2
5.2
5.3
5.7
6.2
142) Other small states
16.7
16.2
15.7
15.4
15.2
15.3
143) Pacific island small states
6.2
6.38
6.62
6.94
7.2
7.35
144) Pakistan
21.1
21
21
20.8
20.7
19.9
145) Panama
13.4
11.9
10.7
9.9
9.5
9.3
146) Paraguay
12.2
11.9
12
12.3
12.4
12
147) Peru
11.2
10.1
9
8.3
7.6
7.9
148) Philippines
13.4
13.9
14.3
14.4
14.3
13.8
149) Poland
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
150) Portugal
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
151) Romania
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
152) Russia
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
153) Rwanda
34.2
33.3
33.6
35.6
38.5
41.1
154) Saint Lucia
17.2
17.2
17.3
17.2
17
17
155) Samoa
3.4
3.3
3.1
3
3
3.2
156) Sao Tome and Principe
15
15.9
15.4
14.2
13.2
13.5
157) Saudi Arabia
6.9
6.3
5.6
5.1
4.8
4.4
158) Senegal
13
12.8
12.5
12.1
11.6
11.3
159) Serbia
5.9
6
6
5.9
5.7
5.6
160) Sierra Leone
27.2
25.4
24.5
24.6
25.7
30.9
161) Slovakia
4.3
4.1
4
3.7
3.3
3.1
162) Slovenia
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
163) Small states
14.4
14
13.6
13.4
13.2
13.2
164) Solomon Islands
10.6
11.2
12.2
13.2
13.8
13.9
165) South Africa
3.9
3.7
3.6
3.8
4
4.6
166) South Asia
16.4
16.3
16.2
16
15.7
15.2
167) South Korea
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
168) Spain
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
169) Sri Lanka
25.7
25.1
24.5
23.7
23
22.1
170) St Vincent Grenadines
6.7
6.4
6.1
6
6
6
171) Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
20.39
19.87
19.56
18.99
18.75
18.53
172) Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
20.39
19.87
19.56
18.99
18.75
18.53
173) Sudan
25.9
25.8
25.7
25.6
174) Suriname
8
8.1
8.3
8.3
8.1
7.9
175) Swaziland
23.7
23.1
22.4
21.5
20.5
19.6
176) Sweden
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
177) Switzerland
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
178) Tajikistan
37.8
36.8
34.3
32
30.5
30.1
179) Tanzania
34.7
33.6
32.5
31.4
30.6
32.3
180) Thailand
9.2
8.7
8.6
8.3
7.9
7.4
181) Timor Leste
31.3
29.8
28.2
27.4
27
26.9
182) Togo
20.8
19.8
18.1
15.7
13.3
11.5
183) Trinidad and Tobago
9.6
8.6
7.5
6.5
5.8
4.8
184) Tunisia
4.8
4.6
4.5
4.5
4.5
5
185) Turkey
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
186) Turkmenistan
4.9
5.1
5.3
5.4
5.5
5.5
187) Uganda
31
31.8
32.9
34.5
36.4
39
188) Ukraine
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
189) United Arab Emirates
6
5.6
5.1
4.6
4
3.8
190) United Kingdom
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
191) United States
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
192) Upper middle income
8.98
8.57
8.23
7.94
7.72
7.65
193) Uruguay
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
2.5
194) Uzbekistan
8.8
7.9
7.2
6.7
6.5
6.3
195) Vanuatu
5.9
6.1
6.3
6.5
6.6
6.9
196) Venezuela
3.1
3.7
4.7
6.5
9.1
13
197) Vietnam
13.6
13
12.4
11.9
11.2
10.7
198) World
11.5
11.2
11
10.8
10.7
10.7
199) Yemen
25.7
25
24.6
24.6
25.2
28.8
200) Zambia
49.7
48.7
48.1
47.4
46.6
45.9
201) Zimbabwe
33.3
32.7
34.1
37.3
41.3
44.7
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