Tanzania 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%.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2019 was 25.10%, a 0.9% increase from 2018.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2018 was 24.20%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2017 was 24.10%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Tanzania hunger statistics for 2016 was 24.10%, a 0.3% 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%
Tanzania Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 25.10% 0.90%
2018 24.20% 0.10%
2017 24.10% 0.00%
2016 24.10% -0.30%
2015 24.40% -0.90%
2014 25.30% -0.90%
2013 26.20% -1.00%
2012 27.20% -0.80%
2011 28.00% -1.50%
2010 29.50% -1.40%
2009 30.90% 0.20%
2008 30.70% 0.20%
2007 30.50% 0.30%
2006 30.20% -1.40%
2005 31.60% -2.10%
2004 33.70% 0.10%
2003 33.60% -0.50%
2002 34.10% 1.10%
2001 33.00% 1.10%