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Global Hunger Index 2022 Report, India Ranked 107 of 121 Countries

Global Hunger Index 2022 Report

Global Hunger Index 2022: Global Hunger Index has been initiated in 2000 by the European NGOs – Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe. The aim of the Global Hunger Index (GHI) is to track the prevalence of global hunger by region and by country. The Global Hunger Index scores are based on the values of four component indicators – undernourishment, child stunting, child wasting, child mortality. According to the methodology of the Global Hunger Index, a score less than 9.9 is considered ‘low’, 10-19.9 is ‘moderate’, 20-34.9 is ‘serious’, 35-49.9 is ‘alarming’, and above 50 is ‘extremely alarming’. Of the 121 countries on the Global Hunger Index, India (107) is ranked behind its neighbours Nepal (81), Pakistan (99), Sri Lanka (64), and Bangladesh (84).

Global Hunger Index 2022- India Ranked 107 Out of 121 Countries

India has slipped to the 107th position in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) in 2022, down from the 101st position in 2021. The Global Hunger Index, which lists countries by ‘severity’, has given India a score of 29.1 and 107th rank, which falls in the ‘serious’ category of hunger level. India has been recording decreasing GHI scores over the years. In 2000, it recorded an ‘alarming’ score of 38.8, which was reduced to 28.2 by 2014. The country has started recording higher scores since then. The below graph shows the trend of scores of India in the Global Hunger Index

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Global Hunger Index 2022 Report – Top 10 Countries

The top 5 countries indexed in GHI 2022 are Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Chile, China and Croatia. Have a look at top 10 Countries ranks in the Hunger Index 2022 Report.

Rank Country
1st Belarus
2nd Bosnia & Herzegovina
3rd Chile
4th China
5th Croatia
6th Estonia
7th Hungary
8th Kuwait
9th Latvia
10th Lithuania
107th India

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