October 16, 2019 (MLN): In the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2019, Pakistan ranks 94th out of 119 qualifying countries and with a score of 32.6.
As per the latest GHI, Pakistan’s ranking improved considerably by 12 points if compared with last year’s standing of 106.
The Global Hunger Index or GHI scores countries on a 100-point “severity scale”, where zero is the best score (no hunger) and 100 is the worst. “With a score of 32.6, Pakistan suffers from a level of hunger that is serious”.
In addition, India was ranked 102nd which is way behind Pakistan. While a year back, Pakistan had lowest ranking in South Asia. Now in 2019, India has the lowest ranking in South Asian countries.
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