Burkina Faso 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%.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2019 was 14.40%, a 1.7% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2018 was 12.70%, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2017 was 12.40%, a 0.1% increase from 2016.
  • Burkina Faso hunger statistics for 2016 was 12.30%, a 0.3% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Burkina Faso Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 14.40% 1.70%
2018 12.70% 0.30%
2017 12.40% 0.10%
2016 12.30% 0.30%
2015 12.00% 0.00%
2014 12.00% -0.20%
2013 12.20% -0.50%
2012 12.70% -0.40%
2011 13.10% -0.60%
2010 13.70% -0.60%
2009 14.30% -1.10%
2008 15.40% -0.60%
2007 16.00% -1.10%
2006 17.10% -0.40%
2005 17.50% -0.60%
2004 18.10% -0.50%
2003 18.60% -1.90%
2002 20.50% -2.10%
2001 22.60% -2.10%