Iraq 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%.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2018 was 23.70%, a 0.3% decline from 2017.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2017 was 24.00%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2016 was 24.00%, a 0.4% increase from 2015.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2015 was 23.60%, a 0.9% increase 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%
Malaysia 3.00%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Algeria 2.80%
Armenia 2.60%
Brazil 2.50%
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%
Iraq Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 23.70% -0.30%
2017 24.00% 0.00%
2016 24.00% 0.40%
2015 23.60% 0.90%
2014 22.70% 0.60%
2013 22.10% 0.30%
2012 21.80% 0.30%
2011 21.50% -0.40%
2010 21.90% -1.40%
2009 23.30% -1.70%
2008 25.00% -0.70%
2007 25.70% 0.50%
2006 25.20% 1.30%
2005 23.90% 0.00%
2004 23.90% 0.70%
2003 23.20% 0.40%
2002 22.80% 0.20%
2001 22.60% 0.20%