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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Number of undernourished people

1.1 (million persons) in 2017

In 2017, number of undernourished people for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 1.1 million persons. Between 2003 and 2017, number of undernourished people of Lao People’s Democratic Republic was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 1.9 million persons in 2003 to 1.1 million persons in 2017.

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What is number of undernourished people?

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.

What is Lao People’s Democratic Republic number of undernourished people?

Date Value Change, %
2017 1.1 0.00 %
2016 1.1 0.00 %
2015 1.1 -8.33 %
2014 1.2 0.00 %
2013 1.2 0.00 %
2012 1.2 -7.69 %
2011 1.3 -7.14 %
2010 1.4 0.00 %
2009 1.4 -6.67 %
2008 1.5 0.00 %
2007 1.5 -6.25 %
2006 1.6