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China - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of total population

8.7 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for China was 8.7 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of China fell gradually from 15.7 % in 2002 to 8.7 % 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 China prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 8.7 -1.14 %
2015 8.8 -3.30 %
2014 9.1 -6.19 %
2013 9.7 -6.73 %
2012 10.4 -6.31 %
2011 11.1 -5.93 %
2010 11.8 -6.35 %
2009 12.6 -5.97 %
2008 13.4 -4.96 %
2007 14.1 -4.73 %
2006 14.8 -2.63 %
2005 15.2