Global Hunger Index
Sourced from the 2010 Global Hunger Index.
Sourced from 2011 World Development Indicators.
Malnutrition in Children under 5 Years Old
Sourced from 2011 World Development indicators ("Prevalence of malnutrition (underweight) - percent of children under 5 years").
Facts About Hunger
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Facts about Hunger
925 million people suffer from hunger and malnutrition around the world.
Malnutrition affects 32.5% of children in developing countries.
1 out of every 6 infants are born with low birth weight due to undernutrition among pregnant women in developing countries.
1 out of every 3 people in developing countries are affected by vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Hunger is number one on the list of the world's top 10 health risks. It kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined.