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List of countries by percentage of population suffering from undernourishment


This is a list of countries by percentage of population suffering from undernourishment, as defined by the United Nations World Food Programme and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in its "The State of Food Insecurity in the World" 2009 report.

Countries

Ranking Country Percentage of population suffering from undernourishment in 1990-92 Percentage of population suffering from undernourishment in 2004-06
1  Congo, Democratic Republic of 29% 75%
2  Eritrea 67% 66%
3  Burundi 44% 63%
4  Haiti 63% 58%
5  Sierra Leone 45% 46%
6  Zambia 40% 45%
7  Angola 66% 44%
7  Ethiopia 71% 44%
9  Central African Republic 47% 41%
10  Rwanda 45% 40%
11  Zimbabwe 40% 39%
12  Chad 59% 38%
12  Liberia 30% 38%
14  Mozambique 59% 37%
14  Togo 45% 37%
16  Madagascar 32% 35%
16  Tanzania 28% 35%
18  Korea, Democratic Republic of 21% 32%
18  Yemen 30% 32%
20  Kenya 33% 30%
21  Malawi 45% 29%
21  Mongolia 30% 29%
21  Gambia 20% 29%
24  Niger 38% 28%
25  Bangladesh 36% 26%
25  Botswana 20% 26%
25  Tajikistan 34% 26%
28  Cambodia 38% 25%
28  Senegal 28% 25%
30  Armenia 43% 23%
30  Bolivia 24% 23%
30  Cameroon 34% 23%
30  Pakistan 22% 23%
34  India 24% 22%
35  Congo, Republic of the 40% 21%
35  Dominican Republic 27% 21%
35  Nicaragua 52% 21%
35  Sri Lanka 27% 21%
39  Sudan 31% 20%
40  Benin 28% 19%
40  Laos 27% 19%
40  Namibia 29% 19%
43  Swaziland 12% 18%
44  Myanmar 44% 17%
44  Panama 18% 17%
44  Thailand 29% 17%
Developing World 20% 16%
47  Guatemala 14% 16%
47  Indonesia 19% 16%
47    Nepal 21% 16%
50  Lesotho 15% 15%
50  Philippines 21% 15%
50  Uganda 19% 15%
53  Côte d'Ivoire 15% 14%
54  Ecuador 24% 13%
54  Peru 28% 13%
54  Vietnam 28% 13%
54  Uzbekistan 5% 13%
57  Honduras 19% 12%
57  Georgia 47% 12%
57  Paraguay 16% 12%
57  Venezuela 14% 12%
61  Azerbaijan 27% 11%
62  China 15% 10%
62  Colombia 15% 10%
62  El Salvador 9% 10%
62  Mali 14% 10%
62  Trinidad and Tobago 11% 10%
68  Burkina Faso 14% 9%
69  Ghana 34% 8%
69  Nigeria 15% 8%
71  Suriname 11% 7%
72  Guyana 18% 6%
72  Mauritius 7% 6%
72  Turkmenistan 9% 6%
75  Jamaica 11% 5%
76  Algeria <5% <5%
76  Argentina <5% <5%
76  Brazil 6% <5%
76  Chile 7% <5%
76  Costa Rica 6% <5%
76  Cuba 5% <5%
76  Egypt <5% <5%
76  Gabon 5% <5%
76  Iran <5% <5%
76  Jordan <5% <5%
76  Kazakhstan <5% <5%
76  Kyrgyzstan 9% <5%
76  Kuwait 20% <5%
76  Lebanon <5% <5%
76  Libya <5% <5%
76  Malaysia <5% <5%
76  Mexico 5% <5%
76  Morocco 5% <5%
76  Saudi Arabia <5% <5%
76  Syria <5% <5%
76  Tunisia <5% <5%

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