Underfed - Epidemiology


There were 925 million undernourished people in the world in 2010, an increase of 80 million since 1990, despite the fact that the world already produces enough food to feed everyone — 7 billion people — and could feed almost double — 12 billion people.

Year 1990 1995 2005 2008
Undernourished people in the world (millions) 843 788 848 923
Year 1970 1980 1990 2005 2007
Percentage of people in the developing world who are undernourished 37 % 28 % 20 % 16 % 17 %

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