Iraq 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%.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2019 was 37.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2018 was 37.40%, a 0.5% decline from 2017.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2017 was 37.90%, a 0.5% decline from 2016.
  • Iraq hunger statistics for 2016 was 38.40%, a 0.6% increase 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%
Romania 2.50%
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%
Iraq Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 37.50% 0.10%
2018 37.40% -0.50%
2017 37.90% -0.50%
2016 38.40% 0.60%
2015 37.80% 1.00%
2014 36.80% 0.10%
2013 36.70% -0.40%
2012 37.10% 0.40%
2011 36.70% 5.10%
2010 31.60% 3.70%
2009 27.90% 3.00%
2008 24.90% -0.80%
2007 25.70% 0.60%
2006 25.10% 1.30%
2005 23.80% 0.00%
2004 23.80% 0.70%
2003 23.10% 0.40%
2002 22.70% 0.30%
2001 22.40% 0.30%