Calorie Challenge

Take CPAR’s Calorie Challenge! Calculate your calories and compare them to the average person’s calorie count in Sub-Saharan Africa.

What’s your calorie count? How many calories did you consume today?
Compare your calorie intake to the estimated calorie count in Western nations and African nations:

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    In Industrialized nations:
    The estimated calorie count is about 3100-3400 kcal per person per day

    In Sub-Saharan Africa:
    The estimated calorie count is about 2000-2300 kcal per person per day
    Food consumption expressed in kilocalories (kcal) per capita per day is a key variable used for measuring and evaluating the evolution of the global and regional food situation.

    The per capita supply of calories has remained almost stagnant in sub-Saharan Africa and has recently fallen in the countries in economic transition.