Dominican Republic - Depth of the food deficit

86 (Kcal per person per day) in 2016

In 2016, food deficit for Dominican Republic was 86 kcal per person per day. Food deficit of Dominican Republic fell gradually from 194 kcal per person per day in 1997 to 86 kcal per person per day in 2016.

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What is food deficit?

The number of calories needed to lift the undernourished from their status, everything else being constant. The average intensity of food deprivation of the undernourished, estimated as the difference between the average dietary energy requirement and the average dietary energy consumption of the undernourished population (food-deprived), is multiplied by the number of undernourished to provide an estimate of the total food deficit in the country, which is then normalized by the total population.

What is Dominican Republic food deficit?