Nicaragua 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%.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2020 was 18.60%, a 1.1% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2019 was 17.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2018 was 17.40%, a 0.2% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2017 was 17.20%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Lesotho 34.70%
Republic of Congo 31.60%
Kenya 26.90%
Timor-Leste 26.20%
Papua New Guinea 21.60%
Angola 20.80%
Nicaragua 18.60%
Solomon Islands 18.10%
Cabo Verde 17.70%
Pakistan 16.90%
India 16.30%
Honduras 15.30%
Bolivia 13.90%
Sao Tome and Principe 13.50%
Djibouti 13.50%
Sudan 12.80%
Nigeria 12.70%
Vanuatu 11.90%
Bangladesh 11.40%
Eswatini 11.00%
Mauritania 10.10%
El Salvador 7.70%
Georgia 7.60%
Cameroon 6.70%
Indonesia 6.50%
Cambodia 6.30%
Vietnam 5.70%
Morocco 5.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 5.30%
Philippines 5.20%
Lao PDR 5.10%
Egypt 5.10%
Kiribati 4.20%
Ghana 4.10%
Mongolia 3.60%
Sri Lanka 3.40%
Tunisia 3.10%
Myanmar 3.10%
Ukraine 2.80%
Uzbekistan 2.50%
Nicaragua Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 18.60% 1.10%
2019 17.50% 0.10%
2018 17.40% 0.20%
2017 17.20% -0.80%
2016 18.00% -1.00%
2015 19.00% -0.70%
2014 19.70% 0.40%
2013 19.30% 0.30%
2012 19.00% -0.20%
2011 19.20% -0.80%
2010 20.00% -0.80%
2009 20.80% -0.40%
2008 21.20% -0.40%
2007 21.60% -0.60%
2006 22.20% -1.10%
2005 23.30% -0.70%
2004 24.00% -1.00%
2003 25.00% -0.20%
2002 25.20% -2.30%
2001 27.50% -2.30%