Liberia 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%.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2020 was 38.30%, a 0.9% decline from 2019.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2019 was 39.20%, a 1.7% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2018 was 37.50%, a 0.9% increase from 2017.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2017 was 36.60%, a 0.3% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Somalia 53.10%
Central African Republic 52.20%
Madagascar 48.50%
Haiti 47.20%
North Korea 41.60%
Yemen 41.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 39.80%
Liberia 38.30%
Rwanda 35.80%
Mozambique 32.70%
Chad 32.70%
Afghanistan 29.80%
Sierra Leone 27.40%
Ethiopia 24.90%
Tanzania 22.60%
Gambia 21.60%
Togo 18.80%
Burkina Faso 18.00%
Malawi 17.80%
Mali 9.80%
Senegal 7.50%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 5.50%
Liberia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 38.30% -0.90%
2019 39.20% 1.70%
2018 37.50% 0.90%
2017 36.60% 0.30%
2016 36.30% -0.10%
2015 36.40% -0.40%
2014 36.80% 0.70%
2013 36.10% -0.10%
2012 36.20% 0.50%
2011 35.70% 1.20%
2010 34.50% 1.40%
2009 33.10% 0.20%
2008 32.90% -1.50%
2007 34.40% -0.90%
2006 35.30% -0.50%
2005 35.80% -0.70%
2004 36.50% -1.10%
2003 37.60% -0.50%
2002 38.10% 1.50%
2001 36.60% 1.50%