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Liberia - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

38.8 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Liberia was 38.8 %. Before prevalence of undernourishment of Liberia started to increase to reach a level of 38.8 % in 2016, it went through a trough reaching a low of 36.5 % in 2009.

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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 Liberia prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 38.8 1.04 %
2015 38.4 1.05 %
2014 38.0 1.06 %
2013 37.6 1.08 %
2012 37.2 1.36 %
2011 36.7 0.55 %
2010 36.5 0.00 %
2009 36.5 -2.14 %
2008 37.3 -2.36 %
2007 38.2 -2.05 %
2006 39.0 -1.02 %
2005 39.4