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India - Number of undernourished persons

15.2
(millions)
in 2016

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