Senegal 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%.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2020 was 7.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2019 was 7.40%, a 0.4% decline from 2018.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2018 was 7.80%, a 0.7% decline from 2017.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2017 was 8.50%, a 1% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Somalia 53.10%
Central African Republic 52.20%
Madagascar 48.50%
Haiti 47.20%
North Korea 41.60%
Yemen 41.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 39.80%
Liberia 38.30%
Rwanda 35.80%
Mozambique 32.70%
Chad 32.70%
Afghanistan 29.80%
Sierra Leone 27.40%
Ethiopia 24.90%
Tanzania 22.60%
Gambia 21.60%
Togo 18.80%
Burkina Faso 18.00%
Malawi 17.80%
Mali 9.80%
Senegal 7.50%
Benin 7.40%
Nepal 5.50%
Senegal Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 7.50% 0.10%
2019 7.40% -0.40%
2018 7.80% -0.70%
2017 8.50% -1.00%
2016 9.50% -1.20%
2015 10.70% -1.10%
2014 11.80% -0.20%
2013 12.00% 0.10%
2012 11.90% 0.40%
2011 11.50% 0.20%
2010 11.30% 0.30%
2009 11.00% -0.90%
2008 11.90% -1.70%
2007 13.60% -2.90%
2006 16.50% -1.60%
2005 18.10% -1.50%
2004 19.60% -1.80%
2003 21.40% -1.50%
2002 22.90% -1.20%
2001 24.10% -1.20%