Ethiopia 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%.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2019 was 16.20%, a 1.8% increase from 2018.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2018 was 14.40%, a 0.4% increase from 2017.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2017 was 14.00%, a 0.2% increase from 2016.
  • Ethiopia hunger statistics for 2016 was 13.80%, a 1% decline 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%
Ethiopia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 16.20% 1.80%
2018 14.40% 0.40%
2017 14.00% 0.20%
2016 13.80% -1.00%
2015 14.80% -3.00%
2014 17.80% -4.00%
2013 21.80% -3.50%
2012 25.30% -0.70%
2011 26.00% -1.60%
2010 27.60% -2.10%
2009 29.70% -3.80%
2008 33.50% -1.50%
2007 35.00% -0.60%
2006 35.60% -1.50%
2005 37.10% -1.90%
2004 39.00% -3.60%
2003 42.60% -1.60%
2002 44.20% -2.80%
2001 47.00% -2.80%