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El Salvador - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

10.3 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for El Salvador was 10.3 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of El Salvador increased from 8.9 % in 2002 to 10.3 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.13 %.

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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?

Date Value Change, %
2016 10.3 -6.36 %
2015 11.0 -2.65 %
2014 11.3 -4.24 %
2013 11.8 -4.07 %
2012 12.3 -1.60 %
2011 12.5 0.81 %
2010 12.4 4.20 %
2009 11.9 4.39 %
2008 11.4 3.64 %
2007 11.0 1.85 %
2006 10.8 2.86 %
2005 10.5