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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Depth of the food deficit

128 (Kcal per person per day) in 2016

In 2016, food deficit for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 128 kcal per person per day. Food deficit of Lao People’s Democratic Republic fell gradually from 327 kcal per person per day in 1997 to 128 kcal per person per day in 2016.

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What is food deficit?

The number of calories needed to lift the undernourished from their status, everything else being constant. The average intensity of food deprivation of the undernourished, estimated as the difference between the average dietary energy requirement and the average dietary energy consumption of the undernourished population (food-deprived), is multiplied by the number of undernourished to provide an estimate of the total food deficit in the country, which is then normalized by the total population.

What is Lao People’s Democratic Republic food deficit?

Date Value Change, %
2016 128 -2.29 %
2015 131 -2.24 %
2014 134 -3.60 %
2013 139 -6.71 %
2012 149 -6.88 %
2011 160 -6.43 %
2010 171 -1.72 %
2009 174 -3.87 %
2008 181 -5.24 %
2007 191 -9.91 %
2006 212 -9.79 %
2005 235

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