Dominican Republic 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%.
  • Dominican Republic hunger statistics for 2018 was 5.50%, a 0.5% decline from 2017.
  • Dominican Republic hunger statistics for 2017 was 6.00%, a 1% decline from 2016.
  • Dominican Republic hunger statistics for 2016 was 7.00%, a 0.6% decline from 2015.
  • Dominican Republic hunger statistics for 2015 was 7.60%, a 0.9% 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%
South Africa 5.70%
Guyana 5.70%
Lebanon 5.70%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.70%
Dominican Republic 5.50%
Colombia 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%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Samoa 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Dominican Republic Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 5.50% -0.50%
2017 6.00% -1.00%
2016 7.00% -0.60%
2015 7.60% -0.90%
2014 8.50% -0.50%
2013 9.00% -0.80%
2012 9.80% -0.60%
2011 10.40% -2.00%
2010 12.40% -2.40%
2009 14.80% -1.40%
2008 16.20% -0.10%
2007 16.30% -0.20%
2006 16.50% -2.80%
2005 19.30% -3.90%
2004 23.20% -0.50%
2003 23.70% 1.00%
2002 22.70% 2.10%
2001 20.60% 2.10%