Nutrition in nations

Daily caloriesAverage number per day1988Calory1_1988 42Kurian 1992 table 191
% less than 2500 per day1988Calory2_198842Kurian 1992 table 192
% of requirement1981Calory3_198143UN WDR 1984: 264-265
1997Calory3_199788HDR table 23
Undernourishment% undernourished of total population 1990-1992Hunger_1990.92117UN-HDR 2007 table 7
2002-2004Hunger_2002.04 122UN-HDR 2007 table 7
Children underweight% undernourished > age 5 1990-2005Underweight1_1990.2005104UN-HDR 2007 table 7
% infants with low birthweight1998-2005Underweight2_1998.2005161UN-HDR 2007 table 7

Related topics: Health outcomes, Physical health, Poverty, Standard of living
Related themes: Consumption, Life style

The dataset States of Nations is about characteristics of countries in periods (macro variables). It is part of the World Database of Happiness. Developed for the identification of societal conditions for happiness, the source can also be used for other purposes.