Interesting Fact # 1092 - World Hunger

According to the UN, 1.02 billion people throughout the world suffer from hunger.

(The number of people suffering from hunger has increased by 100 million because of the global financial crisis, making it a record high - one-sixth of humanity.

Asia-Pacific: 642m
Sub-Saharan Africa: 265m
Latin America and Caribbean: 53m
Middle East and North Africa: 42m
Developed world: 15m
Source: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization)