El Salvador 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%.
  • El Salvador hunger statistics for 2019 was 8.50%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
  • El Salvador hunger statistics for 2018 was 8.60%, a 0.5% decline from 2017.
  • El Salvador hunger statistics for 2017 was 9.10%, a 0.8% decline from 2016.
  • El Salvador hunger statistics for 2016 was 9.90%, a 0.7% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Angola 17.30%
Solomon Islands 16.50%
Djibouti 16.20%
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Vanuatu 9.30%
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El Salvador 8.50%
Myanmar 7.60%
Kyrgyz Republic 7.20%
Sri Lanka 6.80%
Vietnam 6.70%
Indonesia 6.50%
Cambodia 6.20%
Ghana 6.10%
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Cameroon 5.30%
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Mongolia 4.30%
Morocco 4.20%
Kiribati 4.10%
Tunisia 3.00%
Ukraine 2.50%
Uzbekistan 2.50%
El Salvador Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 8.50% -0.10%
2018 8.60% -0.50%
2017 9.10% -0.80%
2016 9.90% -0.70%
2015 10.60% 0.00%
2014 10.60% 0.10%
2013 10.50% 0.00%
2012 10.50% -0.60%
2011 11.10% 0.20%
2010 10.90% 0.40%
2009 10.50% 0.60%
2008 9.90% 0.20%
2007 9.70% 0.30%
2006 9.40% 0.30%
2005 9.10% 0.40%
2004 8.70% 0.80%
2003 7.90% 0.80%
2002 7.10% -0.10%
2001 7.20% -0.10%