Kenya 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%.
  • Kenya hunger statistics for 2018 was 23.00%, a 0.7% decline from 2017.
  • Kenya hunger statistics for 2017 was 23.70%, a 0.3% increase from 2016.
  • Kenya hunger statistics for 2016 was 23.40%, a 1.1% increase from 2015.
  • Kenya hunger statistics for 2015 was 22.30%, a 0.8% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Lesotho 32.60%
Timor-Leste 30.90%
Congo, Rep. 28.00%
Kenya 23.00%
Mongolia 21.30%
Angola 18.60%
Cabo Verde 18.50%
Nicaragua 17.20%
Eswatini 16.90%
Bolivia 15.50%
Philippines 14.50%
Cambodia 14.50%
Myanmar 14.10%
India 14.00%
Honduras 13.80%
Solomon Islands 13.20%
Bangladesh 13.00%
Nigeria 12.60%
Sudan 12.40%
Pakistan 12.30%
Sao Tome and Principe 12.00%
Mauritania 11.90%
Vanuatu 9.80%
Indonesia 9.00%
El Salvador 8.90%
Georgia 8.20%
Sri Lanka 7.60%
Ghana 6.50%
Vietnam 6.40%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.40%
Cameroon 6.30%
Egypt 4.70%
Morocco 4.30%
Ukraine 3.50%
Kiribati 3.00%
Uzbekistan 2.60%
Tunisia 2.50%
Kenya Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 23.00% -0.70%
2017 23.70% 0.30%
2016 23.40% 1.10%
2015 22.30% 0.80%
2014 21.50% -0.70%
2013 22.20% -1.00%
2012 23.20% -0.90%
2011 24.10% -0.50%
2010 24.60% -1.40%
2009 26.00% -0.90%
2008 26.90% -0.20%
2007 27.10% 0.80%
2006 26.30% -2.40%
2005 28.70% -3.50%
2004 32.20% -2.90%
2003 35.10% 1.30%
2002 33.80% 1.40%
2001 32.40% 1.40%