Number of undernourished people

(million persons)

Number of undernourished people of Oceania increased from 1.8 million persons in 2005 to 2.6 million persons in 2018 growing at an average annual rate of 4.21%.

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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.