The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019: Safeguarding against Economic Slowdowns and Downturns. In Brief

World Health Organization, International Fund for Agricultural Development, World Food Programme, UN Children's Fund, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, (2019)

Key facts and figures · Number of hungry people in the world in 2018: 821.6 million (or 1 in 9 people) · in Asia: 513.9 million · in Africa: 256.1million · in Latin America and the Caribbean: 42.5 million · Number of moderately or severely food insecure: 2 billion (26.4%) · Babies born with low birth weight: 20.5 million (one in seven) · Children under 5 affected by stunting (low height-for-age): 148.9 million (21.9%) · Children under 5 affected by wasting (low weight-for-height): 49.5 million (7.3%) · Children under 5 who are overweight (high weight-for-height): 40 million (5.9%) · School-age children and adolescents who are overweight: 338 million · Adults who are obese: 672 million (13% or 1 in 8 adults)


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