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Ecuador - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

7.8 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Ecuador was 7.8 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Ecuador fell gradually from 18.9 % in 2002 to 7.8 % in 2016.

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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?

Date Value Change, %
2016 7.8 -2.50 %
2015 8.0 -2.44 %
2014 8.2 0.00 %
2013 8.2 -1.20 %
2012 8.3 -8.79 %
2011 9.1 -14.95 %
2010 10.7 -16.41 %
2009 12.8 -11.11 %
2008 14.4 -7.69 %
2007 15.6 -3.70 %
2006 16.2 -4.71 %
2005 17.0