Pakistan improves its rating on global hunger index 2021, surpasses India

Pakistan has improved its ranking on the 2021 Global Hunger Index (GHI), however, the country still suffers from severe malnutrition. Pakistan ranked 92 out of 116 countries in the 2021 Global Hunger Index with a score of 24.7, which indicates a severe degree of hunger. Pakistan ranks lower than every other country in South Asia except India.

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Bangladesh placed 76th with a score of 19.1, indicating a moderate level of hunger. India ranked 116th in the report, scoring 27.5, with severe food insecurity in the country. The GHI is a tool that measures and tracks hunger at the global, national, and regional levels.

Source: GHI