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

India - Number of undernourished people

15.2
(million persons)
in 2016

India number of undernourished people was at level of 15.2 million persons in 2016, down from 15.3 million persons previous year, this is a change of 0.65 %.

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 15.2 -0.65 %
2015 15.3 -0.65 %
2014 15.4 0.00 %
2013 15.4 -1.28 %
2012 15.6 -0.64 %
2011 15.7 -3.09 %
2010 16.2 -5.81 %
2009 17.2 -8.99 %
2008 18.9 -7.80 %
2007 20.5 -3.30 %
2006 21.2 1.44 %
2005 20.9