Venezuela Hunger Statistics 2001-2023

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%.
  • Venezuela hunger statistics for 2020 was 22.90%, a 2% decline from 2019.
  • Venezuela hunger statistics for 2019 was 24.90%, a 2.2% increase from 2018.
  • Venezuela hunger statistics for 2018 was 22.70%, a 0.5% increase from 2017.
  • Venezuela hunger statistics for 2017 was 22.20%, a 5.8% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Venezuela 22.90%
Botswana 21.90%
Namibia 18.00%
Gabon 17.20%
Jordan 16.90%
Guatemala 16.00%
Iraq 15.90%
Ecuador 15.40%
Lebanon 10.90%
Thailand 8.80%
Paraguay 8.70%
Peru 8.30%
Colombia 8.20%
Suriname 8.20%
Mauritius 7.80%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 7.60%
Belize 7.40%
Jamaica 6.90%
Dominica 6.90%
South Africa 6.90%
Dominican Republic 6.70%
Mexico 6.10%
Fiji 5.70%
Guyana 4.90%
Samoa 4.40%
Brazil 4.10%
Iran 4.10%
Albania 3.90%
Armenia 3.50%
Turkmenistan 3.50%
Costa Rica 3.40%
Serbia 3.30%
North Macedonia 3.30%
Bulgaria 3.00%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Malaysia 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Venezuela Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 22.90% -2.00%
2019 24.90% 2.20%
2018 22.70% 0.50%
2017 22.20% 5.80%
2016 16.40% 5.10%
2015 11.30% 6.80%
2014 4.50% 2.00%
2013 2.50% 0.00%
2012 2.50% 0.00%
2011 2.50% 0.00%
2010 2.50% 0.00%
2009 2.50% -0.30%
2008 2.80% -2.00%
2007 4.80% -2.20%
2006 7.00% -1.40%
2005 8.40% -1.60%
2004 10.00% -4.60%
2003 14.60% -0.50%
2002 15.10% 0.20%
2001 14.90% 0.20%