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Share of people that are undernourished

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Item: 2.1.1 Prevalence of undernourishment

Metric: Value

Source
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2023) – with major processing by Our World in Data
Last updated
March 14, 2024
Next expected update
March 2025
Date range
2000–2022
Unit
percent

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As the custodian agency of 21 SDG indicators, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is responsible for curating and refining the methodologies of these indicators, collecting data from national sources, ensuring their quality and compatibility with applicable standards and classifications, and disseminating data at global level.

This FAOSTAT domain complements the global SDG database administered by the United Nations Statistical Division, as well as FAO's SDG indicators portal, by providing access to the available data for each of these indicators.

Retrieved on
March 14, 2024
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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - SDG Indicators: SDG Indicators (2023).

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (2023) – with major processing by Our World in Data. “Share of people that are undernourished – FAO” [dataset]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, “SDG Indicators: SDG Indicators” [original data]. Retrieved June 22, 2024 from https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/prevalence-of-undernourishment