Venezuela: undernourishment prevalence 2004-2018

The prevalence of undernourishment in Venezuela reached its highest level in the three-year period between 2016 and 2018, when it was estimated at 21.2 percent. The figure increased more than threefold compared to the previous measured period, when 6.4 percent of Venezuelans faced nourishment difficulties. The country has shown a rapid increase in comparison to the period 2009-2011, when the prevalence of undernourishment stood at only 3.1 percent.

Prevalence of undernourishment in Venezuela between 2004 and 2018

Undernourishment prevalence
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Release date

August 2019



Survey time period

Between 2004 and 2018

Special properties

Average three-year estimates

Supplementary notes

* Figure retrieved from this release.

According to FAO, "the prevalence of undernourishment (PoU) is an estimate of the proportion of the population whose habitual food consumption is insufficient to provide the dietary energy levels that are required to maintain a normal active and healthy life".

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