Ecuador - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

15.4 (%) in 2021

Ecuador prevalence of undernourishment was at level of 15.4 % in 2021, up from 13.7 % 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 Ecuador prevalence of undernourishment?