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Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

43.4 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 43.4 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Democratic People's Republic of Korea increased from 35.5 % in 2002 to 43.4 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.47 %.

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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 Democratic People's Republic of Korea prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 43.4 1.40 %
2015 42.8 1.18 %
2014 42.3 1.44 %
2013 41.7 0.24 %
2012 41.6 -0.24 %
2011 41.7 -0.24 %
2010 41.8 0.72 %
2009 41.5 1.72 %
2008 40.8 3.82 %
2007 39.3 5.36 %
2006 37.3 5.37 %
2005 35.4

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