Gambia 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%.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2019 was 13.60%, a 1.2% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2018 was 12.40%, a 0.5% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2017 was 11.90%, a 0.2% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia hunger statistics for 2016 was 11.70%, a 0.4% 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%
Gambia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 13.60% 1.20%
2018 12.40% 0.50%
2017 11.90% 0.20%
2016 11.70% 0.40%
2015 11.30% -0.60%
2014 11.90% -0.50%
2013 12.40% -0.60%
2012 13.00% 0.30%
2011 12.70% -0.40%
2010 13.10% -1.10%
2009 14.20% -1.60%
2008 15.80% -2.90%
2007 18.70% -2.00%
2006 20.70% -1.00%
2005 21.70% 1.00%
2004 20.70% 0.20%
2003 20.50% 0.90%
2002 19.60% 1.80%
2001 17.80% 1.80%