Costa Rica 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%.
  • Costa Rica hunger statistics for 2018 was 3.20%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica hunger statistics for 2017 was 3.20%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Costa Rica hunger statistics for 2016 was 3.50%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
  • Costa Rica hunger statistics for 2015 was 3.90%, a 0.3% 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%
Malaysia 3.00%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Algeria 2.80%
Armenia 2.60%
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%
Romania 2.50%
Costa Rica Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 3.20% 0.00%
2017 3.20% -0.30%
2016 3.50% -0.40%
2015 3.90% -0.30%
2014 4.20% 0.10%
2013 4.10% 0.30%
2012 3.80% -0.10%
2011 3.90% 0.00%
2010 3.90% -0.20%
2009 4.10% 0.10%
2008 4.00% 0.10%
2007 3.90% -0.10%
2006 4.00% -0.50%
2005 4.50% -0.60%
2004 5.10% -0.20%
2003 5.30% 0.20%
2002 5.10% 0.30%
2001 4.80% 0.30%