Dominica: Prevalence of undernourishment

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 Dominica

Prevalence of undernourishment, percent of population

 Latest value 6.9
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2001 - 2020
 Average 5.14
 Min - Max 3.7 - 6.9
 Source The Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Dominica from 2001 to 2020. The average value for Dominica during that period was 5.14 percent with a minimum of 3.7 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 6.9 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 6.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 158 countries is 10.18 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Dominica - Prevalence of undernourishment - recent values

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Dominica - Prevalence of undernourishment - historical chart - 2001-2020




Definition: Prevalence of undernourishments is the percentage 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. Data showing as 2.5 may signify a prevalence of undernourishment below 2.5%.


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