Eswatini 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%.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2018 was 16.90%, a 0.4% increase from 2017.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2017 was 16.50%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2016 was 16.80%, a 0.2% decline from 2015.
  • Eswatini hunger statistics for 2015 was 17.00%, a 3.2% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Eswatini Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 16.90% 0.40%
2017 16.50% -0.30%
2016 16.80% -0.20%
2015 17.00% 3.20%
2014 13.80% 2.90%
2013 10.90% 2.80%
2012 8.10% -0.80%
2011 8.90% -1.00%
2010 9.90% -0.80%
2009 10.70% -0.40%
2008 11.10% 0.20%
2007 10.90% 0.60%
2006 10.30% 0.90%
2005 9.40% 0.90%
2004 8.50% 0.00%
2003 8.50% -1.40%
2002 9.90% -0.80%
2001 10.70% -0.80%