Somalia 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%.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2019 was 59.50%, a 2.1% increase from 2018.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2018 was 57.40%, a 1.3% decline from 2017.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2017 was 58.70%, a 0.9% increase from 2016.
  • Somalia hunger statistics for 2016 was 57.80%, a 2.5% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Somalia 59.50%
Central African Republic 48.20%
Haiti 46.80%
Yemen 45.40%
Madagascar 43.20%
North Korea 42.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 41.70%
Liberia 38.90%
Rwanda 35.20%
Chad 31.70%
Mozambique 31.20%
Sierra Leone 26.20%
Afghanistan 25.60%
Tanzania 25.10%
Togo 20.40%
Malawi 17.30%
Ethiopia 16.20%
Burkina Faso 14.40%
Gambia 13.60%
Mali 10.40%
Benin 7.60%
Senegal 7.50%
Nepal 4.80%
Somalia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 59.50% 2.10%
2018 57.40% -1.30%
2017 58.70% 0.90%
2016 57.80% -2.50%
2015 60.30% -5.40%
2014 65.70% -5.60%
2013 71.30% -8.40%
2012 79.70% -2.00%
2011 81.70% 6.10%
2010 75.60% 8.50%
2009 67.10% 8.90%
2008 58.20% 0.00%
2007 58.20% 0.00%
2006 58.20% 0.00%
2005 58.20% 0.10%
2004 58.10% 0.10%
2003 58.00% 0.10%
2002 57.90% 0.00%
2001 57.90% 0.00%