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Table 3 Per capita availability of calories in 2005, sub-Saharan Africa, regional totals and selected countries

From: Estimation of undernutrition and mean calorie intake in Africa: methodology, findings and implications

Region Own estimates* FAO [6]** IFPRI[10]***
Western Africa 2321 2518  
Central Africa 2252 1760  
Eastern Africa 2245 1951  
Southern Africa 2618 2858  
Total sub-Saharan 2297 2184  
Ethiopia 2046 1810 1592
Senegal 2400 2150 1967
Tanzania 2328 2010 2454
Uganda 2399 2380 2636
  1. *Estimates of intake corrected for losses.**Country totals aggregated to match region definitions. ***data refer to 1999 (Ethiopia, Uganda), 2000 (Tanzania), 2001 (Senegal)