Colombia Hunger Statistics 2001-2023

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%.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2020 was 8.20%, a 1% increase from 2019.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2019 was 7.20%, a 1% increase from 2018.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2018 was 6.20%, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2017 was 5.90%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Venezuela 22.90%
Botswana 21.90%
Namibia 18.00%
Gabon 17.20%
Jordan 16.90%
Guatemala 16.00%
Iraq 15.90%
Ecuador 15.40%
Lebanon 10.90%
Thailand 8.80%
Paraguay 8.70%
Peru 8.30%
Suriname 8.20%
Colombia 8.20%
Mauritius 7.80%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 7.60%
Belize 7.40%
Jamaica 6.90%
Dominica 6.90%
South Africa 6.90%
Dominican Republic 6.70%
Mexico 6.10%
Fiji 5.70%
Guyana 4.90%
Samoa 4.40%
Brazil 4.10%
Iran 4.10%
Albania 3.90%
Turkmenistan 3.50%
Armenia 3.50%
Costa Rica 3.40%
Serbia 3.30%
North Macedonia 3.30%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Algeria 2.50%
Malaysia 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Colombia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 8.20% 1.00%
2019 7.20% 1.00%
2018 6.20% 0.30%
2017 5.90% -0.10%
2016 6.00% -0.50%
2015 6.50% -1.00%
2014 7.50% -1.40%
2013 8.90% -1.80%
2012 10.70% -1.60%
2011 12.30% -0.60%
2010 12.90% 0.80%
2009 12.10% 0.80%
2008 11.30% 0.30%
2007 11.00% -0.40%
2006 11.40% 0.20%
2005 11.20% 0.60%
2004 10.60% 0.80%
2003 9.80% 0.70%
2002 9.10% 0.40%
2001 8.70% 0.40%