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End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Indicator 2.1.2: Prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity in the population, based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES)

Proportion of population not able to afford enough food (food insecure)

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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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Proportion of population not able to afford enough food (food insecure)

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

Unit of measurement

Percentage

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Indicator name

Prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity in the population, based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES)

Indicator number

2.1.2

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

2

UN custodian agency

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

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Organisation

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

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Geographical coverage

Los Angeles County

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