Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Prevalence of undernourishment as a share of population

43.4 (%) in 2016

In 2016, prevalence of undernourishment for Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 43.4 %. Prevalence of undernourishment of Democratic People's Republic of Korea increased from 35.5 % in 2002 to 43.4 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.47 %.

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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%.