El Salvador - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

7.7 (%) in 2021

In 2021, prevalence of undernourishment for El Salvador was 7.7 %. Between 2015 and 2021, prevalence of undernourishment in El Salvador was decreasing on average by 4.53% each year, although before that, it grew from 7.1 % in 2003 to 10.8 % in 2015.

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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 El Salvador prevalence of undernourishment?