Myanmar 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%.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2018 was 14.10%, a 0.4% increase from 2017.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2017 was 13.70%, a 0.2% increase from 2016.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2016 was 13.50%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
  • Myanmar hunger statistics for 2015 was 13.90%, a 0.3% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Cambodia 14.50%
Philippines 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%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.40%
Vietnam 6.40%
Cameroon 6.30%
Egypt 4.70%
Morocco 4.30%
Ukraine 3.50%
Kiribati 3.00%
Uzbekistan 2.60%
Tunisia 2.50%
Myanmar Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 14.10% 0.40%
2017 13.70% 0.20%
2016 13.50% -0.40%
2015 13.90% 0.30%
2014 13.60% 0.80%
2013 12.80% 0.70%
2012 12.10% -0.60%
2011 12.70% -1.50%
2010 14.20% -1.70%
2009 15.90% -2.60%
2008 18.50% -2.80%
2007 21.30% -3.60%
2006 24.90% -3.00%
2005 27.90% -2.40%
2004 30.30% -2.20%
2003 32.50% -2.30%
2002 34.80% -2.90%
2001 37.70% -2.90%