Senegal 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%.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2019 was 7.50%, a 0.1% increase from 2018.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2018 was 7.40%, a 0.5% decline from 2017.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2017 was 7.90%, a 1% decline from 2016.
  • Senegal hunger statistics for 2016 was 8.90%, a 0.9% 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%
Senegal Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 7.50% 0.10%
2018 7.40% -0.50%
2017 7.90% -1.00%
2016 8.90% -0.90%
2015 9.80% -1.40%
2014 11.20% -0.30%
2013 11.50% -0.50%
2012 12.00% 0.60%
2011 11.40% 0.30%
2010 11.10% 0.80%
2009 10.30% -0.60%
2008 10.90% -1.80%
2007 12.70% -2.80%
2006 15.50% -1.70%
2005 17.20% -1.80%
2004 19.00% -2.00%
2003 21.00% -1.70%
2002 22.70% -1.30%
2001 24.00% -1.30%