El Salvador - Depth of the food deficit

85 (Kcal per person per day) in 2016

El Salvador food deficit was at level of 85 kcal per person per day in 2016, down from 86 kcal per person per day previous year, this is a change of 1.16%.

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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 El Salvador food deficit?