Somalia 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%.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2020 was 53.10%, a 1.7% decline from 2019.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2019 was 54.80%, a 1.8% decline from 2018.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2018 was 56.60%, a 2.3% decline from 2017.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2017 was 58.90%, a 0.8% 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%
Somalia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 53.10% -1.70%
2019 54.80% -1.80%
2018 56.60% -2.30%
2017 58.90% -0.80%
2016 59.70% -0.20%
2015 59.90% -0.50%
2014 60.40% -2.00%
2013 62.40% -3.50%
2012 65.90% -2.80%
2011 68.70% -1.70%
2010 70.40% -0.50%
2009 70.90% 0.10%
2008 70.80% -0.10%
2007 70.90% 0.00%
2006 70.90% 0.10%
2005 70.80% 0.10%
2004 70.70% 0.10%
2003 70.60% 0.10%
2002 70.50% -0.10%
2001 70.60% -0.10%