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Benin - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of total population

10.4 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Benin was 10.4 %. Between 2002 and 2016, prevalence of undernourishment of Benin was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 18.6 % in 2002 to 9.6 % 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 Benin prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 10.4 5.05 %
2015 9.9 3.13 %
2014 9.6 -5.88 %
2013 10.2 -5.56 %
2012 10.8 -4.42 %
2011 11.3 -4.24 %
2010 11.8 -2.48 %
2009 12.1 -4.72 %
2008 12.7 -4.51 %
2007 13.3 -6.99 %
2006 14.3 -7.14 %
2005 15.4