Sierra Leone 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%.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2019 was 26.20%, a 0.5% increase from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2018 was 25.70%, a 0.5% decline from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2017 was 26.20%, a 0.8% increase from 2016.
  • Sierra Leone hunger statistics for 2016 was 25.40%, a 0.4% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
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%
Sierra Leone Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 26.20% 0.50%
2018 25.70% -0.50%
2017 26.20% 0.80%
2016 25.40% -0.40%
2015 25.80% 0.80%
2014 25.00% -0.30%
2013 25.30% 1.00%
2012 24.30% 0.30%
2011 24.00% -4.80%
2010 28.80% -5.70%
2009 34.50% -5.80%
2008 40.30% -1.40%
2007 41.70% -2.00%
2006 43.70% -3.00%
2005 46.70% -2.10%
2004 48.80% -0.60%
2003 49.40% -0.40%
2002 49.80% -0.90%
2001 50.70% -0.90%