South Africa number of undernourished people was at level of 5 million persons in 2016, unchanged from the previous year.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.