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Sri Lanka - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

10.9 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Sri Lanka was 10.9 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Sri Lanka fell gradually from 18.9 % in 2002 to 10.9 % 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 Sri Lanka prevalence of undernourishment?

Date Value Change, %
2016 10.9 0.93 %
2015 10.8 -1.82 %
2014 11.0 -5.17 %
2013 11.6 -5.69 %
2012 12.3 -6.11 %
2011 13.1 -5.07 %
2010 13.8 -4.83 %
2009 14.5 -5.84 %
2008 15.4 -6.67 %
2007 16.5 -5.17 %
2006 17.4 -4.40 %
2005 18.2