Total energy intake per day (kcal/day)

This indicator contains some alternative data to those specified by the United Nations (UN). This indicator is the most suitable match currently available.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) presents modelled data for the UK relating to this indicator, and states the prevalance of undernourishment in the UK as <2.5% between 2000 and 2018.

This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator and has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts. We will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification.


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

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.

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