Number of undernourished people

(million persons)

Oceania number of undernourished people was at level of 2.4 million persons in 2019, unchanged from the previous year.

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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.