Benin 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%.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2019 was 7.60%, a 0.3% increase from 2018.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2018 was 7.30%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2017 was 7.20%, a 0.1% decline from 2016.
  • Benin hunger statistics for 2016 was 7.30%, a 0% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Somalia 59.50%
Central African Republic 48.20%
Haiti 46.80%
Yemen 45.40%
Madagascar 43.20%
North Korea 42.40%
Democratic Republic of Congo 41.70%
Liberia 38.90%
Rwanda 35.20%
Chad 31.70%
Mozambique 31.20%
Sierra Leone 26.20%
Afghanistan 25.60%
Tanzania 25.10%
Togo 20.40%
Malawi 17.30%
Ethiopia 16.20%
Burkina Faso 14.40%
Gambia 13.60%
Mali 10.40%
Benin 7.60%
Senegal 7.50%
Nepal 4.80%
Benin Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 7.60% 0.30%
2018 7.30% 0.10%
2017 7.20% -0.10%
2016 7.30% 0.00%
2015 7.30% -0.20%
2014 7.50% -0.10%
2013 7.60% -0.30%
2012 7.90% -0.40%
2011 8.30% -0.20%
2010 8.50% -0.60%
2009 9.10% 0.10%
2008 9.00% -1.10%
2007 10.10% -0.90%
2006 11.00% -1.00%
2005 12.00% -1.20%
2004 13.20% -0.50%
2003 13.70% -1.80%
2002 15.50% -1.70%
2001 17.20% -1.70%