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Number of undernourished people

(million persons)

In 2017, number of undernourished people in Belgium was 0.3 million persons. In the ranking by number of undernourished people including 164 countries, Belgium has the 102nd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Jamaica and the Lesotho. Compared to India which at the top of the ranking with number of undernourished people of 195.9 million persons in 2017, Belgium has 99.85 % percent lower number of undernourished people.

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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.