Estimated 250 million people in India do not get enough to eat

May 9, 2015

"Her family is among the estimated 250 million Indians who do not get enough to eat." This is 21.3% of India's population (calculation done by Ethan using World Bank data). This comes in spite of India's massive production of plenty.

 

Source: Vikas Bajaj, "A Failed Food System in India Prompts an Intense Review." New York Times. 7 June 2012. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/08/business/global/a-failed-food-system-i... [verified 4/25/14]

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