Botswana Hunger Statistics 2001-2021

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%.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2018 was 24.10%, a 1.7% increase from 2017.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2017 was 22.40%, a 1.9% increase from 2016.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2016 was 20.50%, a 1.9% increase from 2015.
  • Botswana hunger statistics for 2015 was 18.60%, a 0.8% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Venezuela 31.40%
Botswana 24.10%
Iraq 23.70%
Gabon 16.60%
Guatemala 16.10%
Namibia 14.70%
Thailand 9.30%
Paraguay 8.80%
Ecuador 8.80%
Jamaica 8.70%
Jordan 8.50%
Suriname 8.10%
Belize 7.60%
Mexico 7.10%
Peru 6.70%
Dominica 5.80%
Lebanon 5.70%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.70%
South Africa 5.70%
Guyana 5.70%
Colombia 5.50%
Dominican Republic 5.50%
Mauritius 5.30%
Iran 4.70%
Serbia 4.60%
Turkmenistan 4.00%
Fiji 3.90%
Albania 3.60%
Costa Rica 3.20%
North Macedonia 3.10%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Malaysia 3.00%
Algeria 2.80%
Armenia 2.60%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Samoa 2.50%
Botswana Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 24.10% 1.70%
2017 22.40% 1.90%
2016 20.50% 1.90%
2015 18.60% -0.80%
2014 19.40% -1.30%
2013 20.70% -2.60%
2012 23.30% -1.10%
2011 24.40% -1.90%
2010 26.30% -0.70%
2009 27.00% 0.20%
2008 26.80% 0.60%
2007 26.20% 1.90%
2006 24.30% 1.80%
2005 22.50% 0.50%
2004 22.00% -0.90%
2003 22.90% -0.20%
2002 23.10% -0.10%
2001 23.20% -0.10%