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


[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]

#developingcountries #populationgrowth #nutrition #foodsupply #Africa