Congo, Rep. 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%.
  • Congo, Rep. hunger statistics for 2018 was 28.00%, a 0.6% increase from 2017.
  • Congo, Rep. hunger statistics for 2017 was 27.40%, a 1.5% increase from 2016.
  • Congo, Rep. hunger statistics for 2016 was 25.90%, a 0.6% increase from 2015.
  • Congo, Rep. hunger statistics for 2015 was 25.30%, a 0.5% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Lesotho 32.60%
Timor-Leste 30.90%
Congo, Rep. 28.00%
Kenya 23.00%
Mongolia 21.30%
Angola 18.60%
Cabo Verde 18.50%
Nicaragua 17.20%
Eswatini 16.90%
Bolivia 15.50%
Philippines 14.50%
Cambodia 14.50%
Myanmar 14.10%
India 14.00%
Honduras 13.80%
Solomon Islands 13.20%
Bangladesh 13.00%
Nigeria 12.60%
Sudan 12.40%
Pakistan 12.30%
Sao Tome and Principe 12.00%
Mauritania 11.90%
Vanuatu 9.80%
Indonesia 9.00%
El Salvador 8.90%
Georgia 8.20%
Sri Lanka 7.60%
Ghana 6.50%
Vietnam 6.40%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.40%
Cameroon 6.30%
Egypt 4.70%
Morocco 4.30%
Ukraine 3.50%
Kiribati 3.00%
Uzbekistan 2.60%
Tunisia 2.50%
Congo, Rep. Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 28.00% 0.60%
2017 27.40% 1.50%
2016 25.90% 0.60%
2015 25.30% -0.50%
2014 25.80% -3.60%
2013 29.40% -1.80%
2012 31.20% -1.80%
2011 33.00% -0.70%
2010 33.70% -1.80%
2009 35.50% -0.10%
2008 35.60% 0.10%
2007 35.50% -1.20%
2006 36.70% 2.60%
2005 34.10% 2.30%
2004 31.80% 5.20%
2003 26.60% 0.10%
2002 26.50% -0.60%
2001 27.10% -0.60%