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Malawi - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

26.3 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Malawi was 26.3 %. Before prevalence of undernourishment of Malawi started to increase to reach a level of 26.3 % in 2016, it went through a trough reaching a low of 21.7 % in 2011.

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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 Malawi prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 26.3 7.35 %
2015 24.5 5.60 %
2014 23.2 4.98 %
2013 22.1 1.84 %
2012 21.7 0.00 %
2011 21.7 -0.46 %
2010 21.8 -0.91 %
2009 22.0 -1.35 %
2008 22.3 -3.88 %
2007 23.2 -5.31 %
2006 24.5 -6.13 %
2005 26.1