Hunger Around the World

  • Number of years that hunger declined BEFORE the pandemic: 10+
  • Year with highest level of hunger in the last decade: 2021
  • Number of people without sufficient food: over 1 billion
  • Number of people today in need of life-saving humanitarian action and protection: 239 million

For More Information:
Save the Children:
Oxfam International:
International Rescue Committee:
United Nations World Food Programme:
Why Hunger: