Nicaragua 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%.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2019 was 19.30%, a 1.1% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2018 was 18.20%, a 0.6% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2017 was 17.60%, a 0.4% decline from 2016.
  • Nicaragua hunger statistics for 2016 was 18.00%, a 1% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Republic of Congo 37.70%
Kenya 24.80%
Papua New Guinea 24.60%
Lesotho 23.50%
Timor-Leste 22.60%
Nicaragua 19.30%
Angola 17.30%
Solomon Islands 16.50%
Djibouti 16.20%
Cabo Verde 15.40%
India 15.30%
Nigeria 14.60%
Honduras 13.50%
Pakistan 12.90%
Bolivia 12.60%
Sudan 12.30%
Sao Tome and Principe 11.90%
Eswatini 11.60%
Bangladesh 9.70%
Philippines 9.40%
Vanuatu 9.30%
Mauritania 9.10%
Georgia 8.70%
El Salvador 8.50%
Myanmar 7.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.20%
Sri Lanka 6.80%
Vietnam 6.70%
Indonesia 6.50%
Cambodia 6.20%
Ghana 6.10%
Egypt 5.40%
Cameroon 5.30%
Lao PDR 5.30%
Mongolia 4.30%
Morocco 4.20%
Kiribati 4.10%
Tunisia 3.00%
Ukraine 2.50%
Uzbekistan 2.50%
Nicaragua Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 19.30% 1.10%
2018 18.20% 0.60%
2017 17.60% -0.40%
2016 18.00% -1.00%
2015 19.00% 0.30%
2014 18.70% 0.60%
2013 18.10% 0.30%
2012 17.80% -1.40%
2011 19.20% -0.90%
2010 20.10% -0.80%
2009 20.90% -0.30%
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%