Eswatini 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%.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2019 was 11.60%, a 0.3% decline from 2018.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2018 was 11.90%, a 0.5% decline from 2017.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2017 was 12.40%, a 0.6% decline from 2016.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2016 was 13.00%, a 0.2% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Republic of Congo 37.70%
Kenya 24.80%
Papua New Guinea 24.60%
Lesotho 23.50%
Timor-Leste 22.60%
Nicaragua 19.30%
Angola 17.30%
Solomon Islands 16.50%
Djibouti 16.20%
Cabo Verde 15.40%
India 15.30%
Nigeria 14.60%
Honduras 13.50%
Pakistan 12.90%
Bolivia 12.60%
Sudan 12.30%
Sao Tome and Principe 11.90%
Eswatini 11.60%
Bangladesh 9.70%
Philippines 9.40%
Vanuatu 9.30%
Mauritania 9.10%
Georgia 8.70%
El Salvador 8.50%
Myanmar 7.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.20%
Sri Lanka 6.80%
Vietnam 6.70%
Indonesia 6.50%
Cambodia 6.20%
Ghana 6.10%
Egypt 5.40%
Cameroon 5.30%
Lao PDR 5.30%
Mongolia 4.30%
Morocco 4.20%
Kiribati 4.10%
Tunisia 3.00%
Ukraine 2.50%
Uzbekistan 2.50%
Eswatini Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 11.60% -0.30%
2018 11.90% -0.50%
2017 12.40% -0.60%
2016 13.00% 0.20%
2015 12.80% -0.60%
2014 13.40% -1.50%
2013 14.90% -3.10%
2012 18.00% -2.70%
2011 20.70% 2.20%
2010 18.50% 3.30%
2009 15.20% 4.30%
2008 10.90% 0.20%
2007 10.70% 0.50%
2006 10.20% 1.00%
2005 9.20% 0.80%
2004 8.40% 0.10%
2003 8.30% -1.40%
2002 9.70% -0.80%
2001 10.50% -0.80%