Bangladesh 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%.
  • Bangladesh hunger statistics for 2019 was 9.70%, a 1.1% decline from 2018.
  • Bangladesh hunger statistics for 2018 was 10.80%, a 1.7% decline from 2017.
  • Bangladesh hunger statistics for 2017 was 12.50%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
  • Bangladesh hunger statistics for 2016 was 13.30%, a 0.7% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Republic of Congo 37.70%
Kenya 24.80%
Papua New Guinea 24.60%
Lesotho 23.50%
Timor-Leste 22.60%
Nicaragua 19.30%
Angola 17.30%
Solomon Islands 16.50%
Djibouti 16.20%
Cabo Verde 15.40%
India 15.30%
Nigeria 14.60%
Honduras 13.50%
Pakistan 12.90%
Bolivia 12.60%
Sudan 12.30%
Sao Tome and Principe 11.90%
Eswatini 11.60%
Bangladesh 9.70%
Philippines 9.40%
Vanuatu 9.30%
Mauritania 9.10%
Georgia 8.70%
El Salvador 8.50%
Myanmar 7.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.20%
Sri Lanka 6.80%
Vietnam 6.70%
Indonesia 6.50%
Cambodia 6.20%
Ghana 6.10%
Egypt 5.40%
Lao PDR 5.30%
Cameroon 5.30%
Mongolia 4.30%
Morocco 4.20%
Kiribati 4.10%
Tunisia 3.00%
Uzbekistan 2.50%
Ukraine 2.50%
Bangladesh Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 9.70% -1.10%
2018 10.80% -1.70%
2017 12.50% -0.80%
2016 13.30% -0.70%
2015 14.00% -0.20%
2014 14.20% -0.90%
2013 15.10% -0.40%
2012 15.50% -0.20%
2011 15.70% 0.50%
2010 15.20% 0.50%
2009 14.70% 1.10%
2008 13.60% -0.30%
2007 13.90% 0.10%
2006 13.80% -0.40%
2005 14.20% -0.20%
2004 14.40% -0.50%
2003 14.90% -0.20%
2002 15.10% -0.80%
2001 15.90% -0.80%