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Kenya - Number of undernourished people

8.8 (million persons) in 2016

In 2016, number of undernourished people for Kenya was 8.8 million persons. Number of undernourished people of Kenya fell gradually from 10.5 million persons in 2002 to 8.8 million persons in 2016.

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Proportion of the population in a condition of undernourishment. Ii) Undernourishment refers to the condition of people whose dietary energy consumption is continuously below a minimum dietary energy requirement for maintaining a healthy life and carrying out a light physical activity with an acceptable minimum body-weight for attained-height.

Date Value Change, %
2016 8.8 1.15 %
2015 8.7 -3.33 %
2014 9.0 -2.17 %
2013 9.2 -2.13 %
2012 9.4 -1.05 %
2011 9.5 -2.06 %
2010 9.7 -1.02 %
2009 9.8 2.08 %
2008 9.6 -1.03 %
2007 9.7 -4.90 %
2006 10.2 -7.27 %
2005 11.0