Peru - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

8.3 (%) in 2021

In 2021, prevalence of undernourishment for Peru was 8.3 %. Before prevalence of undernourishment of Peru started to increase to reach a level of 8.3 % in 2021, it went through a trough reaching a low of 5.4 % in 2015.

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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 Peru prevalence of undernourishment?