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Global Hunger Index 2023

Global Hunger Index 2023:

India ranks 111 out of a total of 125 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2023.

Key findings of GHI-2023:

  • India’s ranking is based on a Global Hunger Index score of 28.7 on a 100-point scale.
  • This categorises India’s severity of hunger as “serious”.
  • The 2023 GHI score for the world is 18.3, which is considered moderate.
  • Latin American and the Caribbean is the only region in the world whose GHI scores have worsened between 2015 and 2023.
  • South Asia and Africa South of the Sahara are the world regions with the highest hunger levels, with GHI scores of 27.0 each.

Global Hunger Index:

  • It is a tool for comprehensively measuring and tracking hunger at global, regional, and national levels.
  • It is prepared jointly by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organisation Welt Hunger Hilfe.