Sao Tome and Principe 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%.
  • Sao Tome and Principe hunger statistics for 2018 was 12.00%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Sao Tome and Principe hunger statistics for 2017 was 12.10%, a 1.3% decline from 2016.
  • Sao Tome and Principe hunger statistics for 2016 was 13.40%, a 1.1% decline from 2015.
  • Sao Tome and Principe hunger statistics for 2015 was 14.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Lesotho 32.60%
Timor-Leste 30.90%
Congo, Rep. 28.00%
Kenya 23.00%
Mongolia 21.30%
Angola 18.60%
Cabo Verde 18.50%
Nicaragua 17.20%
Eswatini 16.90%
Bolivia 15.50%
Philippines 14.50%
Cambodia 14.50%
Myanmar 14.10%
India 14.00%
Honduras 13.80%
Solomon Islands 13.20%
Bangladesh 13.00%
Nigeria 12.60%
Sudan 12.40%
Pakistan 12.30%
Sao Tome and Principe 12.00%
Mauritania 11.90%
Vanuatu 9.80%
Indonesia 9.00%
El Salvador 8.90%
Georgia 8.20%
Sri Lanka 7.60%
Ghana 6.50%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.40%
Vietnam 6.40%
Cameroon 6.30%
Egypt 4.70%
Morocco 4.30%
Ukraine 3.50%
Kiribati 3.00%
Uzbekistan 2.60%
Tunisia 2.50%
Sao Tome and Principe Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 12.00% -0.10%
2017 12.10% -1.30%
2016 13.40% -1.10%
2015 14.50% 0.10%
2014 14.40% 0.30%
2013 14.10% -0.10%
2012 14.20% -1.00%
2011 15.20% 0.90%
2010 14.30% 1.40%
2009 12.90% 1.60%
2008 11.30% 1.30%
2007 10.00% 0.80%
2006 9.20% 0.00%
2005 9.20% -0.80%
2004 10.00% -1.40%
2003 11.40% -1.60%
2002 13.00% -1.90%
2001 14.90% -1.90%