Panama 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%.
  • Panama hunger statistics for 2018 was 6.90%, a 0.4% decline from 2017.
  • Panama hunger statistics for 2017 was 7.30%, a 0.5% decline from 2016.
  • Panama hunger statistics for 2016 was 7.80%, a 0.5% decline from 2015.
  • Panama hunger statistics for 2015 was 8.30%, a 0.1% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Macao 8.50%
New Caledonia 8.20%
Oman 7.80%
Panama 6.90%
Cyprus 6.80%
Slovak Republic 6.10%
Trinidad and Tobago 5.50%
Saudi Arabia 4.80%
Barbados 4.30%
Argentina 3.80%
French Polynesia 3.60%
Chile 3.50%
UAE 3.10%
Austria 2.50%
Czech Republic 2.50%
Greece 2.50%
Japan 2.50%
Australia 2.50%
United Kingdom 2.50%
Italy 2.50%
Malta 2.50%
Portugal 2.50%
United States 2.50%
France 2.50%
Israel 2.50%
Poland 2.50%
Uruguay 2.50%
Switzerland 2.50%
Finland 2.50%
Iceland 2.50%
Latvia 2.50%
Canada 2.50%
Estonia 2.50%
Ireland 2.50%
Luxembourg 2.50%
Sweden 2.50%
Brunei 2.50%
Spain 2.50%
Hungary 2.50%
Lithuania 2.50%
New Zealand 2.50%
Slovenia 2.50%
Denmark 2.50%
Croatia 2.50%
Kuwait 2.50%
Norway 2.50%
Belgium 2.50%
Germany 2.50%
Hong Kong 2.50%
South Korea 2.50%
Netherlands 2.50%
Panama Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 6.90% -0.40%
2017 7.30% -0.50%
2016 7.80% -0.50%
2015 8.30% -0.10%
2014 8.40% -0.30%
2013 8.70% -0.50%
2012 9.20% -1.10%
2011 10.30% -1.60%
2010 11.90% -1.10%
2009 13.00% -1.20%
2008 14.20% -2.10%
2007 16.30% -2.30%
2006 18.60% -3.10%
2005 21.70% 0.30%
2004 21.40% 0.30%
2003 21.10% 0.50%
2002 20.60% -4.00%
2001 24.60% -4.00%