Yemen 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%.
  • Yemen hunger statistics for 2019 was 45.40%, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen hunger statistics for 2018 was 45.40%, a 1.2% decline from 2017.
  • Yemen hunger statistics for 2017 was 46.60%, a 0.5% increase from 2016.
  • Yemen hunger statistics for 2016 was 46.10%, a 2.7% increase 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%
Yemen Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 45.40% 0.00%
2018 45.40% -1.20%
2017 46.60% 0.50%
2016 46.10% 2.70%
2015 43.40% 4.80%
2014 38.60% 4.30%
2013 34.30% 1.00%
2012 33.30% 5.40%
2011 27.90% 1.50%
2010 26.40% 2.90%
2009 23.50% -2.50%
2008 26.00% -0.10%
2007 26.10% -0.50%
2006 26.60% -1.20%
2005 27.80% -0.50%
2004 28.30% 0.30%
2003 28.00% 0.40%
2002 27.60% 0.90%
2001 26.70% 0.90%