In 2017, number of undernourished people for South Africa was 3.4 million persons. Number of undernourished people of South Africa increased from 2.1 million persons in 2003 to 3.4 million persons in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 3.58 %.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
Proportion of the population in a condition of undernourishment. Ii) Undernourishment refers to the condition of people whose dietary energy consumption is continuously below a minimum dietary energy requirement for maintaining a healthy life and carrying out a light physical activity with an acceptable minimum body-weight for attained-height.