An error occured. Details Hide
You have unsaved pages. Restore Cancel

China - Number of undernourished people

9.3
(million persons)
in 2016

Number of undernourished people of China fell gradually from 18.5 million persons in 1997 to 9.3 million persons in 2016.

The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›

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.

Date Value Change, %
2016 9.3 -5.10 %
2015 9.8 -5.77 %
2014 10.4 -5.45 %
2013 11.0 -5.98 %
2012 11.7 -6.40 %
2011 12.5 -6.02 %
2010 13.3 -5.67 %
2009 14.1 -4.73 %
2008 14.8 -3.27 %
2007 15.3 -1.92 %
2006 15.6 -1.27 %
2005 15.8