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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

16.6 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 16.6 %. Between 2002 and 2016, prevalence of undernourishment of Lao People’s Democratic Republic was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 33.9 % in 2002 to 16.6 % 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 Lao People’s Democratic Republic prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 16.6 -0.60 %
2015 16.7 -2.91 %
2014 17.2 -2.82 %
2013 17.7 -5.35 %
2012 18.7 -4.59 %
2011 19.6 -7.11 %
2010 21.1 -5.38 %
2009 22.3 -6.69 %
2008 23.9 -3.24 %
2007 24.7 -4.63 %
2006 25.9 -4.07 %
2005 27.0