Timor-Leste 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%.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2018 was 30.90%, a 0.2% increase from 2017.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2017 was 30.70%, a 0.5% increase from 2016.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2016 was 30.20%, a 0.1% decline from 2015.
  • Timor-Leste hunger statistics for 2015 was 30.30%, a 0.5% decline 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%
Vietnam 6.40%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.40%
Cameroon 6.30%
Egypt 4.70%
Morocco 4.30%
Ukraine 3.50%
Kiribati 3.00%
Uzbekistan 2.60%
Tunisia 2.50%
Timor-Leste Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 30.90% 0.20%
2017 30.70% 0.50%
2016 30.20% -0.10%
2015 30.30% -0.50%
2014 30.80% -0.20%
2013 31.00% -0.10%
2012 31.10% -0.10%
2011 31.20% -1.40%
2010 32.60% 0.00%
2009 32.60% 0.10%
2008 32.50% 0.70%
2007 31.80% -0.20%
2006 32.00% -0.30%
2005 32.30% -0.30%
2004 32.60% -0.60%
2003 33.20% -3.40%
2002 36.60% -5.00%
2001 41.60% -5.00%