Mexico 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%.
  • Mexico hunger statistics for 2019 was 7.20%, a 1% increase from 2018.
  • Mexico hunger statistics for 2018 was 6.20%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Mexico hunger statistics for 2017 was 6.10%, a 0.3% increase from 2016.
  • Mexico hunger statistics for 2016 was 5.80%, a 0.8% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
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%
Romania 2.50%
Mexico Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 7.20% 1.00%
2018 6.20% 0.10%
2017 6.10% 0.30%
2016 5.80% 0.80%
2015 5.00% 0.60%
2014 4.40% 0.10%
2013 4.30% -0.50%
2012 4.80% -0.10%
2011 4.90% -0.10%
2010 5.00% 0.20%
2009 4.80% 0.30%
2008 4.50% 0.40%
2007 4.10% 0.00%
2006 4.10% -0.30%
2005 4.40% -0.20%
2004 4.60% 0.30%
2003 4.30% 0.60%
2002 3.70% 0.40%
2001 3.30% 0.40%