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Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Number of undernourished people

11.0 (million persons) in 2017

In 2017, number of undernourished people for Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 11 million persons. Number of undernourished people of Democratic People's Republic of Korea increased from 8.3 million persons in 2003 to 11 million persons in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 2.06 %.

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What is number of undernourished people?

Proportion of the population in a condition of undernourishment. Ii) Undernourishment refers to the condition of people whose dietary energy consumption is continuously below a minimum dietary energy requirement for maintaining a healthy life and carrying out a light physical activity with an acceptable minimum body-weight for attained-height.

What is Democratic People's Republic of Korea number of undernourished people?

Date Value Change, %
2017 11.0 1.85 %
2016 10.8 1.89 %
2015 10.6 1.92 %
2014 10.4 0.00 %
2013 10.4 0.97 %
2012 10.3 0.00 %
2011 10.3 0.98 %
2010 10.2 3.03 %
2009 9.9 4.21 %
2008 9.5 5.56 %
2007 9.0 7.14 %
2006 8.4