Country Rankings on Food Security

country rankings on food security

Singapore was ranked highest among countries in the food security index

The Economist Intelligence Unit recently published a report on 2018 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) which evaluates food security across 113 countries around the world.

The index was based on dynamic quantitative and qualitative benchmarking model which used 28 indicators from 3 core pillars of food security:

1) Affordability;
2) Availability; and
3) Quality and safety

The report revealed that Singapore had the highest GFSI with a score of 85.9. Completing the top are Ireland (85.5), United Kingdom (85), United States (85), and Netherlands.

At the bottom of the list are Burundi (23.9), Congo (26.1), Madagascar (27), Yemen (28.5), and Sierra Leone (29.2).

2018 Global Food Security Index


Rank CountryOverall Score
1Country Rankings on Food Security 1Singapore85.9
2Country Rankings on Food Security 2Ireland85.5
3Country Rankings on Food Security 3United Kingdom85
3Country Rankings on Food Security 4United States of America85
5Country Rankings on Food Security 5Netherlands84.7
6Country Rankings on Food Security 6Australia83.7
7Country Rankings on Food Security 7Switzerland83.5
8Country Rankings on Food Security 8Finland83.3
9Country Rankings on Food Security 9Canada83.2
10Country Rankings on Food Security 10France82.9
11Country Rankings on Food Security 11Germany82.7
12Country Rankings on Food Security 12Norway82.2
12Country Rankings on Food Security 13Sweden82.2
14Country Rankings on Food Security 14Austria82.1
15Country Rankings on Food Security 15New Zealand81.3
16Country Rankings on Food Security 16Denmark80.9
17Country Rankings on Food Security 17Belgium80.2
18Country Rankings on Food Security 18Japan79.9
19Country Rankings on Food Security 19Portugal79.3
20Country Rankings on Food Security 20Israel78.6
21Country Rankings on Food Security 21Spain78
22Country Rankings on Food Security 22Qatar76.5
23Country Rankings on Food Security 23Italy76.3
24Country Rankings on Food Security 24Czech Republic76.1
25Country Rankings on Food Security 25South Korea75.6
26Country Rankings on Food Security 26Poland75.4
27Country Rankings on Food Security 27Chile75.1
28Country Rankings on Food Security 28Kuwait74.8
29Country Rankings on Food Security 29Oman74.4
30Country Rankings on Food Security 30Hungary72.8
31Country Rankings on Food Security 31United Arab Emirates72.5
32Country Rankings on Food Security 32Saudi Arabia72.4
33Country Rankings on Food Security 33Greece71.6
34Country Rankings on Food Security 34Uruguay71.3
35Country Rankings on Food Security 35Slovakia70.3
36Country Rankings on Food Security 36Costa Rica69.3
37Country Rankings on Food Security 37Argentina69.2
38Country Rankings on Food Security 38Romania68.9
39Country Rankings on Food Security 39Brazil68.4
40Country Rankings on Food Security 40Malaysia68.1
41Country Rankings on Food Security 41Bahrain67.8
42Country Rankings on Food Security 42Russia67
43Country Rankings on Food Security 43Mexico66.4
44Country Rankings on Food Security 44Belarus65.7
45Country Rankings on Food Security 45South Africa65.5
46Country Rankings on Food Security 46China65.1
47Country Rankings on Food Security 47Bulgaria64.5
48Country Rankings on Food Security 48Turkey64.1
49Country Rankings on Food Security 49Colombia63.7
50Country Rankings on Food Security 50Panama61.9
51Country Rankings on Food Security 51Tunisia60.9
52Country Rankings on Food Security 52Botswana60.8
53Country Rankings on Food Security 53Serbia59.8
54Country Rankings on Food Security 54Thailand58.9
55Country Rankings on Food Security 55Peru58.7
56Country Rankings on Food Security 56Azerbaijan58.2
57Country Rankings on Food Security 57Kazakhstan57.7
58Country Rankings on Food Security 58Dominican Republic57.2
58Country Rankings on Food Security 59Paraguay57.2
60Country Rankings on Food Security 60Jordan57
61Country Rankings on Food Security 61Egypt56.3
62Country Rankings on Food Security 62Vietnam56
63Country Rankings on Food Security 63Ukraine55.7
64Country Rankings on Food Security 64Morocco55
65Country Rankings on Food Security 65Ecuador54.8
65Country Rankings on Food Security 66Indonesia54.8
67Country Rankings on Food Security 67Sri Lanka54.3
68Country Rankings on Food Security 68El Salvador53.7
69Country Rankings on Food Security 69Algeria52.1
70Country Rankings on Food Security 70Philippines51.5
71Country Rankings on Food Security 71Guatemala51.4
72Country Rankings on Food Security 72Nicaragua51.1
73Country Rankings on Food Security 73Ghana50.9
74Country Rankings on Food Security 74Bolivia50.7
74Country Rankings on Food Security 75Honduras50.7
76Country Rankings on Food Security 76India50.1
77Country Rankings on Food Security 77Pakistan49.1
78Country Rankings on Food Security 78Venezuela47.4
79Country Rankings on Food Security 79Nepal46
80Country Rankings on Food Security 80Uzbekistan45.9
81Country Rankings on Food Security 81Côte d'Ivoire45.8
82Country Rankings on Food Security 82Myanmar45.7
83Country Rankings on Food Security 83Bangladesh43.3
84Country Rankings on Food Security 84Cameroon42.4
85Country Rankings on Food Security 84Cambodia42.3
86Country Rankings on Food Security 86Mali42
87Country Rankings on Food Security 87Kenya41.9
88Country Rankings on Food Security 88Senegal41.9
89Country Rankings on Food Security 89Uganda41.4
90Country Rankings on Food Security 90Benin41
91Country Rankings on Food Security 91Tajikistan40.7
92Country Rankings on Food Security 92Angola38.6
93Country Rankings on Food Security 93Rwanda38.4
94Country Rankings on Food Security 94Togo38.4
95Country Rankings on Food Security 95Laos38.3
96Country Rankings on Food Security 96Nigeria38
97Country Rankings on Food Security 97Burkina Faso37.9
98Country Rankings on Food Security 98Tanzania37.1
99Country Rankings on Food Security 99Sudan36.4
100Country Rankings on Food Security 100Ethiopia36
101Country Rankings on Food Security 101Mozambique35
102Country Rankings on Food Security 102Guinea34.9
103Country Rankings on Food Security 103Syria34.1
104Country Rankings on Food Security 104Niger33.7
105Country Rankings on Food Security 105Zambia33.7
106Country Rankings on Food Security 106Haiti33
107Country Rankings on Food Security 107Malawi32.4
108Country Rankings on Food Security 38Chad31.5
109Country Rankings on Food Security 109Sierra Leone29.2
110Country Rankings on Food Security 110Yemen28.5
111Country Rankings on Food Security 111Madagascar27
112Country Rankings on Food Security 112Democratic Republic of the Congo26.1
113Country Rankings on Food Security 113Burundi23.9

 

Source: The Economist Intelligence Unit
Full report: Global Food Security Index 2018