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Kenya - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

24.2 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Kenya was 24.2 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Kenya fell gradually from 33.2 % in 2002 to 24.2 % 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 Kenya prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 24.2 7.56 %
2015 22.5 8.17 %
2014 20.8 0.00 %
2013 20.8 -3.70 %
2012 21.6 -4.00 %
2011 22.5 -4.26 %
2010 23.5 -4.08 %
2009 24.5 -3.54 %
2008 25.4 -0.78 %
2007 25.6 -3.03 %
2006 26.4 -6.38 %
2005 28.2