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Afghanistan - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

30.3 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Afghanistan was 30.3 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Afghanistan fell gradually from 43.7 % in 2002 to 30.3 % in 2016.

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What is prevalence of undernourishment?

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 signifies a prevalence of undernourishment below 5%.

What is Afghanistan prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 30.3 3.41 %
2015 29.3 6.16 %
2014 27.6 8.24 %
2013 25.5 8.97 %
2012 23.4 5.41 %
2011 22.2 0.45 %
2010 22.1 -3.49 %
2009 22.9 -6.53 %
2008 24.5 -9.26 %
2007 27.0 -10.30 %
2006 30.1 -9.34 %
2005 33.2