Timor-Leste 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%.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2019 was 22.60%, a 0.7% decline from 2018.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2018 was 23.30%, a 0.7% decline from 2017.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2017 was 24.00%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2016 was 24.10%, a 0.4% decline 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%
Uzbekistan 2.50%
Ukraine 2.50%
Timor-Leste Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 22.60% -0.70%
2018 23.30% -0.70%
2017 24.00% -0.10%
2016 24.10% -0.40%
2015 24.50% -2.30%
2014 26.80% -1.90%
2013 28.70% -2.30%
2012 31.00% -0.10%
2011 31.10% -1.40%
2010 32.50% 0.00%
2009 32.50% 0.10%
2008 32.40% 0.70%
2007 31.70% -0.20%
2006 31.90% -0.30%
2005 32.20% -0.30%
2004 32.50% -0.60%
2003 33.10% -3.40%
2002 36.50% -5.00%
2001 41.50% -5.00%