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Non-Statistical Indicator

Prevalence of undernourishment in the United States as a whole is about 2.5%. Food insecurity rate in Los Angeles County is lower than the national average so it is highly likely that prevalence of undernourishment in Los Angeles County is below the national average of 2.5%. Give the numbers are so low, there are no continuous datasets on undernourishment for Los Angeles County or City.

Prevalence of undernourishment

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from City of Los Angeles statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Angeleno statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Angeleno-specific metadata information.

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WCCD/ISO 37120 Indicators on City Data Alignment
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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Prevalence of undernourishment

Indicator number

2.1.1

Target name

By 2030, end hunger and ensure access by all people, in particular the poor and people in vulnerable situations, including infants, to safe, nutritious and sufficient food all year round.

Target number

2.1

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

1

UN custodian agency

FAO

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Source 1

Organisation

The World Bank

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

United States of America

Link to data source https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SN.ITK.DEFC.ZS?end=2017&locations=US&start=2017&view=bar opens in a new window
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Next release
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Source 2

Organisation

Feeding America

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

United States of America/ Los Angeles County

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Next release
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