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Nicaragua - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

16.2 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Nicaragua was 16.2 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Nicaragua fell gradually from 27.4 % in 2002 to 16.2 % 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 Nicaragua prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 16.2 -1.22 %
2015 16.4 -3.53 %
2014 17.0 -4.49 %
2013 17.8 -6.32 %
2012 19.0 -5.00 %
2011 20.0 -4.31 %
2010 20.9 -3.24 %
2009 21.6 -2.26 %
2008 22.1 -2.21 %
2007 22.6 -3.42 %
2006 23.4 -4.10 %
2005 24.4