FAO statistics number of hungry 1969-2006

June 16, 2015

 

June 2010, FAO site/page http://www.fao.org/hunger/en/ said that today with 1.02 billion hungry, “these are more hungry people than at any time since 1970” when started keeping comparable statistics. Also note # of hungry going up from 2000 to 2004/06, BEFORE the “crisis” 08.
Number and percentage of undernourished persons
2004-2006:873million (13%)
2000-2002:857million (14%)
1995-1997:825million (14%)
1990-1992:845million (16%)
1979-1981:853million (19%)
1969-1971:878million (24%)
[THEN on 10.15.12 at the FAO hunger page ( http://www.fao.org/hunger/en/) these numbers appear. They are completely different than those above. Note that it leaves out the mid nineties, which in the above numbers is the lowest at 825 million]
Number and percentage of undernourished persons
2010-2012 868 million (12%)
2007-2009 867 million (13%)
2004-2006 898 million (14%)
1991-2001 919 million (15%)
1990-1992 1000 million (19%)

 

FAO http://www.fao.org/hunger/en/; accessed June 15, 2010
And http://www.fao.org/hunger/en/ accessed October 15, 2012

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