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Madagascar - Depth of the food deficit

229 (Kcal per person per day) in 2016

Madagascar food deficit was at level of 229 kcal per person per day in 2016, up from 227 kcal per person per day previous year, this is a change of 0.88 %.

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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 Madagascar food deficit?

Date Value Change, %
2016 229 0.88 %
2015 227 1.79 %
2014 223 1.83 %
2013 219 1.39 %
2012 216 0.47 %
2011 215 -0.46 %
2010 216 -0.92 %
2009 218 -4.39 %
2008 228 -6.94 %
2007 245 -7.20 %
2006 264 -3.30 %
2005 273