Prevalence of undernourishment (% of population)
Definition: 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 2.5 signifies a prevalence of undernourishment below 2.5%.
Description: The map below shows how Prevalence of undernourishment (% of population) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Eritrea, with a value of 65.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is United Kingdom, with a value of 5.00.
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (http://www.fao.org/faostat/foodsecurity/index_en.htm).