Afghanistan Hunger Statistics 2001-2022

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%.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2019 was 25.60%, a 2.2% increase from 2018.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2018 was 23.40%, a 0.4% increase from 2017.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2017 was 23.00%, a 0.8% increase from 2016.
  • Afghanistan hunger statistics for 2016 was 22.20%, a 0.7% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Somalia 59.50%
Central African Republic 48.20%
Haiti 46.80%
Yemen 45.40%
Madagascar 43.20%
North Korea 42.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 41.70%
Liberia 38.90%
Rwanda 35.20%
Chad 31.70%
Mozambique 31.20%
Sierra Leone 26.20%
Afghanistan 25.60%
Tanzania 25.10%
Togo 20.40%
Malawi 17.30%
Ethiopia 16.20%
Burkina Faso 14.40%
Gambia 13.60%
Mali 10.40%
Benin 7.60%
Senegal 7.50%
Nepal 4.80%
Afghanistan Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 25.60% 2.20%
2018 23.40% 0.40%
2017 23.00% 0.80%
2016 22.20% 0.70%
2015 21.50% -2.70%
2014 24.20% -2.10%
2013 26.30% -1.90%
2012 28.20% 3.50%
2011 24.70% 1.00%
2010 23.70% -0.70%
2009 24.40% -2.10%
2008 26.50% -3.30%
2007 29.80% -3.50%
2006 33.30% -2.80%
2005 36.10% -1.90%
2004 38.00% -2.60%
2003 40.60% -5.00%
2002 45.60% -2.20%
2001 47.80% -2.20%