Time to count the hungry

Publication date: 
January 2018
Author: 
Lindy Sharpe
Published by: 
ESRC, Food Foundation, Food REsearch Collaboration, Oxfam, Sustain, University of Oxford

The case for a standard measure of household food insecurity in the UK

In 2014 in the United States of America, the wealthiest country in the world, 14% of households, comprising 48.1 million people, were ‘food insecure’, meaning they had difficulty meeting basic food needs because they lacked money or other resources.