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Uganda - Number of undernourished people

17.2 (million persons) in 2017

In 2017, number of undernourished people for Uganda was 17.2 million persons. Between 2003 and 2017, number of undernourished people of Uganda grew substantially from 6.8 to 17.2 million persons rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 13.16 % in 2008 and then decreased to 10.97 % in 2017.

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What is number of undernourished people?

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.

What is Uganda number of undernourished people?

Date Value Change, %
2017 17.2 10.97 %
2016 15.5 12.32 %
2015 13.8 9.52 %
2014 12.6 6.78 %
2013 11.8 6.31 %
2012 11.1 5.71 %
2011 10.5 5.00 %
2010 10.0 6.38 %
2009 9.4 9.30 %
2008 8.6 13.16 %
2007 7.6 10.14 %
2006 6.9