Guyana Hunger Statistics 2001-2024

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%.
  • Guyana hunger statistics for 2020 was 4.90%, a 0.1% decline from 2019.
  • Guyana hunger statistics for 2019 was 5.00%, a 0.4% decline from 2018.
  • Guyana hunger statistics for 2018 was 5.40%, a 0.7% decline from 2017.
  • Guyana hunger statistics for 2017 was 6.10%, a 0.3% 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%
Guyana Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 4.90% -0.10%
2019 5.00% -0.40%
2018 5.40% -0.70%
2017 6.10% -0.30%
2016 6.40% -0.40%
2015 6.80% -0.20%
2014 7.00% -0.40%
2013 7.40% -0.60%
2012 8.00% -0.60%
2011 8.60% -0.10%
2010 8.70% 0.30%
2009 8.40% 0.80%
2008 7.60% 0.10%
2007 7.50% 0.40%
2006 7.10% 0.00%
2005 7.10% 0.20%
2004 6.90% 0.10%
2003 6.80% 0.30%
2002 6.50% 0.00%
2001 6.50% 0.00%