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Burkina Faso - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

21.3 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Burkina Faso was 21.3 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Burkina Faso fell gradually from 25.8 % in 2002 to 21.3 % 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 Burkina Faso prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 21.3 2.40 %
2015 20.8 2.46 %
2014 20.3 0.50 %
2013 20.2 -0.49 %
2012 20.3 -1.93 %
2011 20.7 -2.36 %
2010 21.2 -3.20 %
2009 21.9 -3.52 %
2008 22.7 -3.81 %
2007 23.6 -2.48 %
2006 24.2 -2.81 %
2005 24.9