GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Child Hunger Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Worldwide, more than 820 million people suffer from hunger."

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"144 million children under the age of 5 were stunted in 2019."

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"One out of three children under five is undernourished or overweight."

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"In 2019, 6.7% of children in low- and middle-income countries were severely wasted."

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"In 2017, 151 million children under age 5 were stunted (chronically malnourished)."

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"11 million children in the U.S. are food insecure."

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"Each year, poor nutrition kills 3.1 million children under five."

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"Worldwide, 258 million children and youth were out of school in 2018."

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"At least 80% of the world’s adolescent population is insufficiently physically active."

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"Every 10 seconds, a child dies from hunger."

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"17% of American households with children are food-insecure."

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"Nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 are attributable to undernutrition."

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"41 million children under 5 were overweight or obese in 2016."

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"In Africa, 1 in 3 children are stunted."

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"Chronic malnutrition causes nearly half of all the deaths in children under 5."

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"In 2020, 155 million children under 5 were stunted."

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"There are more than 38 million hungry people in the United States."

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"In India, approximately 38% of children below the age of 5 are stunted."

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"Child malnutrition costs the global economy $3.5 trillion per year."

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