Burkina Faso Hunger Statistics 2001-2024

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%.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2020 was 18.00%, a 3.9% increase from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2019 was 14.10%, a 1.4% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2018 was 12.70%, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2017 was 12.40%, a 0.1% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Somalia 53.10%
Central African Republic 52.20%
Madagascar 48.50%
Haiti 47.20%
North Korea 41.60%
Yemen 41.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 39.80%
Liberia 38.30%
Rwanda 35.80%
Mozambique 32.70%
Chad 32.70%
Afghanistan 29.80%
Sierra Leone 27.40%
Ethiopia 24.90%
Tanzania 22.60%
Gambia 21.60%
Togo 18.80%
Burkina Faso 18.00%
Malawi 17.80%
Mali 9.80%
Senegal 7.50%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 5.50%
Burkina Faso Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 18.00% 3.90%
2019 14.10% 1.40%
2018 12.70% 0.30%
2017 12.40% 0.10%
2016 12.30% 0.30%
2015 12.00% 0.20%
2014 11.80% 0.00%
2013 11.80% -0.40%
2012 12.20% -0.40%
2011 12.60% -0.70%
2010 13.30% -0.80%
2009 14.10% -1.30%
2008 15.40% -0.60%
2007 16.00% -1.10%
2006 17.10% -0.40%
2005 17.50% -0.60%
2004 18.10% -0.50%
2003 18.60% -1.90%
2002 20.50% -2.10%
2001 22.60% -2.10%