Ecuador 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%.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2019 was 12.40%, a 1.2% increase from 2018.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2018 was 11.20%, a 0.5% increase from 2017.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2017 was 10.70%, a 1% increase from 2016.
  • Ecuador hunger statistics for 2016 was 9.70%, a 0.7% 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%
Suriname 8.70%
Peru 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%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Ecuador Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 12.40% 1.20%
2018 11.20% 0.50%
2017 10.70% 1.00%
2016 9.70% 0.70%
2015 9.00% 0.10%
2014 8.90% -0.10%
2013 9.00% -0.10%
2012 9.10% 0.60%
2011 8.50% -3.80%
2010 12.30% -3.70%
2009 16.00% -5.30%
2008 21.30% -0.80%
2007 22.10% -0.70%
2006 22.80% 0.40%
2005 22.40% -0.30%
2004 22.70% 0.00%
2003 22.70% 0.00%
2002 22.70% 1.70%
2001 21.00% 1.70%