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.