Rwanda 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%.
  • Rwanda hunger statistics for 2019 was 35.20%, a 0.9% increase from 2018.
  • Rwanda hunger statistics for 2018 was 34.30%, a 0.2% decline from 2017.
  • Rwanda hunger statistics for 2017 was 34.50%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Rwanda hunger statistics for 2016 was 34.80%, a 0.5% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Rwanda Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 35.20% 0.90%
2018 34.30% -0.20%
2017 34.50% -0.30%
2016 34.80% -0.50%
2015 35.30% 0.20%
2014 35.10% 0.40%
2013 34.70% 0.40%
2012 34.30% 0.20%
2011 34.10% 2.80%
2010 31.30% 1.50%
2009 29.80% 0.30%
2008 29.50% -2.80%
2007 32.30% -1.40%
2006 33.70% -1.60%
2005 35.30% -0.60%
2004 35.90% 1.30%
2003 34.60% -0.60%
2002 35.20% -3.30%
2001 38.50% -3.30%