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Global Hunger Index





The Global Hunger Index (GHI) offers a useful multidimensional overview of global hunger. The 2010 GHI is the fifth in an annual series that records the state of global, regional, and national hunger.

The GHI captures three dimensions of hunger: insufficient availability of calories, shortfalls in the nutritional status of children, and child mortality. Accordingly, the Index includes the following three equally weighted indicators: the proportion of people who are undernourished, as estimated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO); the prevalence of underweight in children under the age of five, as compiled by the World Health Organization (WHO); and the under-five mortality rate, as reported by the United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF). The 2010 Index reflects data from 2003 to 2008the most recent global data available on the three GHI components.

Data Original is Excel but also converted to converted to RDF as an experiment and released in Feb 2010: href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

License No specific license on main site but RDF site shows a CC by license.