There are 2478 kcal per capita per day available in sub-Saharan Africa. In 1990 it was 2169

January 14, 2015

[The following calculations are derived from FAOSTAT Food Balance Sheets. In the "country" field select Easter Africa, Middle Africa, Southern Africa and Western Africa.]
Food Supply (kcal/capita/day) in 2009
Eastern Africa: 2103
Middle Africa: 2227
Southern Africa: 2914
Western Africa: 2669
Total: 9,193
Lowest region is E. Africa:2103
S-S Africa Average: 2,478 (up 14% since 1990)
Food Supply (kcal/capita/day) 1990
Eastern Africa: 1910
Middle Africa: 1840
Southern Africa: 2753
Western Africa: 2173
Total: 8,676
Average: 2,169
Change in kcal/capita/day 1990-2009: +14.2%

 

Source retrieved from FAOSTAT
[verified 4/15/14]

 

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