Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2020     Views: 2

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger at global, regional and national levels. Global Hunger Scores are calculated each year to assess progress and setbacks in combating hunger. The GHI is designed to raise awareness and understanding of the struggle against hunger, provide a way to compare levels of hunger between countries and regions, and call attention to those areas of the world where hunger levels are highest and where the need for additional efforts to eliminate hunger is greatest.

There are over 900 series to review in these categories.

  • Overall country score and rank
  • Proportion of undernourished in the population
  • Prevalence of standing in children
  • Prevalence of wasting in children under five
  • Mortality rate of children under five
  • Prevalence of underweight children under five

Included in Datastream.

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