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Costa Rica - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

4.4 (%) in 2016

Costa Rica prevalence of undernourishment was at level of 4.4 % in 2016, down from 4.9 % previous year.

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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 Costa Rica prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 4.4 -10.20 %
2015 4.9 -9.26 %
2014 5.4 -1.82 %
2013 5.5 1.85 %
2012 5.4 3.85 %
2011 5.2 0.00 %
2010 5.2 0.00 %
2009 5.2 1.96 %
2008 5.1 2.00 %
2007 5.0 -1.96 %
2006 5.1 -5.56 %
2005 5.4