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India - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

14.8 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for India was 14.8 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of India fell gradually from 21 % in 2002 to 14.8 % 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 India prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 14.8 -3.27 %
2015 15.3 -4.38 %
2014 16.0 -4.19 %
2013 16.7 -2.91 %
2012 17.2 -1.15 %
2011 17.4 -0.57 %
2010 17.5 -1.13 %
2009 17.7 -2.21 %
2008 18.1 -5.73 %
2007 19.2 -7.25 %
2006 20.7 -6.76 %
2005 22.2