Liberia 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%.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2019 was 38.90%, a 1.4% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2018 was 37.50%, a 0.9% increase from 2017.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2017 was 36.60%, a 0.2% increase from 2016.
  • Liberia hunger statistics for 2016 was 36.40%, a 0% 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%
Liberia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 38.90% 1.40%
2018 37.50% 0.90%
2017 36.60% 0.20%
2016 36.40% 0.00%
2015 36.40% -0.80%
2014 37.20% 1.20%
2013 36.00% -0.30%
2012 36.30% 1.10%
2011 35.20% 0.60%
2010 34.60% 1.70%
2009 32.90% 0.00%
2008 32.90% -1.50%
2007 34.40% -0.90%
2006 35.30% -0.50%
2005 35.80% -0.70%
2004 36.50% -1.10%
2003 37.60% -0.50%
2002 38.10% 1.50%
2001 36.60% 1.50%