Madagascar 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%.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2019 was 43.20%, a 0.6% increase from 2018.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2018 was 42.60%, a 0.3% increase from 2017.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2017 was 42.30%, a 0.7% increase from 2016.
  • Madagascar hunger statistics for 2016 was 41.60%, a 1.4% 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%
Madagascar Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 43.20% 0.60%
2018 42.60% 0.30%
2017 42.30% 0.70%
2016 41.60% 1.40%
2015 40.20% 2.60%
2014 37.60% 4.50%
2013 33.10% 3.40%
2012 29.70% 1.40%
2011 28.30% -0.70%
2010 29.00% -1.30%
2009 30.30% -0.10%
2008 30.40% -0.10%
2007 30.50% -0.50%
2006 31.00% -2.40%
2005 33.40% -1.60%
2004 35.00% -1.50%
2003 36.50% 1.30%
2002 35.20% 1.40%
2001 33.80% 1.40%