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Target 2.1: Target 2.1
Target 2.1

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.

Go to target 2.2 Go to target 2.2: End all forms of malnutrition



Prevalence of undernourishment

Denmark does not compile continuous and official statistics in accordance with the methodology of the indicator. However, organisations such as Ældresagen, which is the Danish national organisation of senior citizens, point out that el-derly people admitted to hospital risk being undernourished. Data is available on the extent of underweight in Denmark. It is estimated that 2.4 per cent of the population was underweight in 2017.

Last updated: 13-04-2021

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