Home   |   Graphical Overview of Linkages   |   Country Profile   |   GEG Profile
Select countries
Select subregions
Select regions
Select other regional groupings
Definition
Expresses the dietary energy supply as a percentage of the average dietary energy requirement in the country. The average supply of calories for food consumption of each country or region is normalized by the average dietary energy requirement estimated for its population in order to provide an index of adequacy of the food supply in terms of calories. Analyzed together with the prevalence of undernourishment, it allows the determination of whether undernourishment is mainly due to the insufficiency of the food supply or to poor distribution.

Options:
Indexed lines
Global

Compare:
Neighboring countries
Compare to region

Display:    

Update

Related Variables

Food supply, milk, total Children under 5 stunted, both sexes % Share of dietary energy supply derived from cereals, roots and tubers Prevalence of undernourishment

show data completeness
link for this graphic

Supports GEGs:


Supports SDGs: