Number of undernourished/starving people worldwide from 1990 to 2015 (in millions)

This statistic shows the number of undernourished people worldwide from 1990 to 2016. Between 2012 to 2014, about 795.5 million people were undernourished around the world.

Undernourishment is defined as the status of persons, whose food intake regularly provides less than their minimum energy requirements.

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 Number of starving people worldwide in millions
1990-92 1,010.7
1992-94 1,021.5
1994-96 989
1996-98 949.5
1998-00 929
2000-02 929.6
2002-04 959.2
2004-06 961.7
2006-08 913.8
2008-10 857.9
2010-12 820.6
2012-14* 800.3
2013-15* 795.5
2014-16* 792.5
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