Guatemala Hunger Statistics 2001-2022

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%.
  • Guatemala hunger statistics for 2019 was 16.80%, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • Guatemala hunger statistics for 2018 was 16.00%, a 0.3% decline from 2017.
  • Guatemala hunger statistics for 2017 was 16.30%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Guatemala hunger statistics for 2016 was 16.40%, a 0.9% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Iraq 37.50%
Botswana 29.30%
Venezuela 27.40%
Namibia 19.80%
Guatemala 16.80%
Gabon 15.70%
Ecuador 12.40%
Jordan 9.50%
Lebanon 9.30%
Paraguay 9.20%
Colombia 8.80%
Peru 8.70%
Suriname 8.70%
Dominican Republic 8.30%
Thailand 8.20%
Jamaica 7.70%
Mexico 7.20%
South Africa 6.50%
Mauritius 6.20%
Belize 5.90%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.60%
Fiji 5.60%
Dominica 5.60%
Iran 5.50%
Guyana 5.20%
Samoa 4.60%
Turkmenistan 4.10%
Albania 3.90%
Serbia 3.90%
Armenia 3.40%
Malaysia 3.20%
Costa Rica 3.10%
Bulgaria 3.00%
North Macedonia 2.70%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Guatemala Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 16.80% 0.80%
2018 16.00% -0.30%
2017 16.30% -0.10%
2016 16.40% -0.90%
2015 17.30% -0.40%
2014 17.70% 0.10%
2013 17.60% 0.60%
2012 17.00% 0.50%
2011 16.50% 0.00%
2010 16.50% -1.20%
2009 17.70% -0.20%
2008 17.90% -0.30%
2007 18.20% 0.40%
2006 17.80% -1.10%
2005 18.90% -0.20%
2004 19.10% 0.20%
2003 18.90% -1.00%
2002 19.90% -2.30%
2001 22.20% -2.30%