South Korea Hunger Statistics 2001-2023

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%.
  • South Korea hunger statistics for 2020 was 2.50%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • South Korea hunger statistics for 2019 was 2.50%, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • South Korea hunger statistics for 2018 was 2.50%, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • South Korea hunger statistics for 2017 was 2.50%, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Oman 9.80%
Trinidad and Tobago 7.50%
New Caledonia 6.80%
Brunei 5.90%
Panama 5.80%
UAE 5.60%
Macao 4.80%
French Polynesia 4.00%
Slovak Republic 3.80%
Argentina 3.70%
Saudi Arabia 3.70%
Barbados 3.40%
Japan 3.20%
Kuwait 2.70%
Chile 2.60%
Austria 2.50%
Czech Republic 2.50%
Greece 2.50%
Australia 2.50%
Cyprus 2.50%
United Kingdom 2.50%
Italy 2.50%
Malta 2.50%
Portugal 2.50%
United States 2.50%
France 2.50%
Israel 2.50%
Poland 2.50%
Uruguay 2.50%
Switzerland 2.50%
Finland 2.50%
Iceland 2.50%
Latvia 2.50%
Canada 2.50%
Estonia 2.50%
Ireland 2.50%
Luxembourg 2.50%
Sweden 2.50%
Spain 2.50%
Hungary 2.50%
Lithuania 2.50%
New Zealand 2.50%
Slovenia 2.50%
Denmark 2.50%
Croatia 2.50%
Norway 2.50%
Belgium 2.50%
Germany 2.50%
Hong Kong 2.50%
South Korea 2.50%
Netherlands 2.50%
South Korea Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 2.50% 0.00%
2019 2.50% 0.00%
2018 2.50% 0.00%
2017 2.50% 0.00%
2016 2.50% 0.00%
2015 2.50% 0.00%
2014 2.50% 0.00%
2013 2.50% 0.00%
2012 2.50% 0.00%
2011 2.50% 0.00%
2010 2.50% 0.00%
2009 2.50% 0.00%
2008 2.50% 0.00%
2007 2.50% 0.00%
2006 2.50% 0.00%
2005 2.50% -0.10%
2004 2.60% 0.00%
2003 2.60% 0.00%
2002 2.60% 0.10%
2001 2.50% 0.10%