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World Hunger
7,438,146,937
current total world population
765,709,660
undernourished people in the world right now
1,628,454,634
overweight people in the world right now
656,872,762
obese people in the world right now
29,693
people who died of hunger today
6,247,817
people who died of hunger this year
Economics
486,640,236
money spent due to obesity related diseases in the USA today
114,176,683
spending on food purchased and then tossed by US households today
5,308,985
spending on global food aid today
34,516,779
amount that would allow to feed the hungry today
183,553,567
spending on weight-loss programs and products in the USA today
1,591,021
food aid budget spent on domestic processing and shipping today
929,491
revenue for four large US agribusiness corporations derived from food aid programs today
45,143,124
spending on pet food in Europe and USA today
Food
127,449
tons of food wasted in America today
26,553
tons of global food aid provided today
80%
percentage of harvested corn, grains, and soy beans fed to animals in Europe and North America
78%
percentage of malnourished children who live in countries with food surpluses
90%
percentage of hungriest nations on earth that are net exporters of food to rich nations (36 out of 40)
Statistics and data Sources:

current world population:
World Population Clock – Worldometers and its sources

undernourished people in the world:
State of Food Insecurity in the World 2006.  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 2006. – They consume less than the minimum amount of calories essential for sound health and growth. Link: world food programme

overweight and obese people in the world:
WHO

spending on food purchased and then tossed by US households:
Timoty Jones, University of Arizona (UA) in Tucson

spending due to obesity:
According to the American Cancer Society, obesity cost an estimated $75 billion in 2003 because of the long and expensive treatment for several of its complications. According to the National Institute of Health, $75-$125 billion is spent on indirect and direct costs due to obesity-related diseases.

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food wasted:
U.S. Department of Agriculture link

amount that would allow to feed the hungry:
United Nations Development Program link

spending in food aid and tons of delivered commodities:
FAO link

malnourished children who live in countries with food surpluses:
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

harvested corn, grains, and soy beans fed to animals:
Sources: link (80%) and link (50%)

poor nations that are net exporters of food to rich nations:
Source: link




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