Colombia 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%.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2019 was 8.80%, a 0.9% increase from 2018.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2018 was 7.90%, a 0.8% increase from 2017.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2017 was 7.10%, a 0.3% increase from 2016.
  • Colombia hunger statistics for 2016 was 6.80%, a 0.3% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Iraq 37.50%
Botswana 29.30%
Venezuela 27.40%
Namibia 19.80%
Guatemala 16.80%
Gabon 15.70%
Ecuador 12.40%
Jordan 9.50%
Lebanon 9.30%
Paraguay 9.20%
Colombia 8.80%
Peru 8.70%
Suriname 8.70%
Dominican Republic 8.30%
Thailand 8.20%
Jamaica 7.70%
Mexico 7.20%
South Africa 6.50%
Mauritius 6.20%
Belize 5.90%
Dominica 5.60%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.60%
Fiji 5.60%
Iran 5.50%
Guyana 5.20%
Samoa 4.60%
Turkmenistan 4.10%
Serbia 3.90%
Albania 3.90%
Armenia 3.40%
Malaysia 3.20%
Costa Rica 3.10%
Bulgaria 3.00%
North Macedonia 2.70%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Colombia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 8.80% 0.90%
2018 7.90% 0.80%
2017 7.10% 0.30%
2016 6.80% 0.30%
2015 6.50% -0.60%
2014 7.10% -1.00%
2013 8.10% -2.00%
2012 10.10% -2.00%
2011 12.10% -1.00%
2010 13.10% 0.90%
2009 12.20% 0.90%
2008 11.30% 0.30%
2007 11.00% -0.40%
2006 11.40% 0.20%
2005 11.20% 0.60%
2004 10.60% 0.80%
2003 9.80% 0.70%
2002 9.10% 0.40%
2001 8.70% 0.40%