Iraq 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%.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2020 was 15.90%, a 1.5% decline from 2019.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2019 was 17.40%, a 0.7% decline from 2018.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2018 was 18.10%, a 0.7% decline from 2017.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2017 was 18.80%, 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%
Colombia 8.20%
Suriname 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%
Armenia 3.50%
Turkmenistan 3.50%
Costa Rica 3.40%
North Macedonia 3.30%
Serbia 3.30%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Malaysia 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Iraq Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 15.90% -1.50%
2019 17.40% -0.70%
2018 18.10% -0.70%
2017 18.80% -0.30%
2016 19.10% 0.70%
2015 18.40% 1.10%
2014 17.30% 0.50%
2013 16.80% 0.20%
2012 16.60% 0.70%
2011 15.90% 0.90%
2010 15.00% -0.80%
2009 15.80% -1.20%
2008 17.00% -0.80%
2007 17.80% -0.20%
2006 18.00% 0.10%
2005 17.90% -1.50%
2004 19.40% -0.80%
2003 20.20% -1.20%
2002 21.40% -0.70%
2001 22.10% -0.70%