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"If I could say how many people starve each year I could not tell you exactly but an estamation would be over 400 million people." Absolutely not so. The actual number, if you consider "poor diet" and "malnutrition" together as a single cause of death, is close to 7 million. The irony is more people die from overeating (heart disease, diabetes, obesity) than do from starvation.
It's around 5 million (5,000,000) people per year from starvation.(not including malnutrition)



That's about 13,698 per day !




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How long does it take to starve to death?

Sorry, but you can survive ALOT longer than 1-2 weeks......Haveyou ever heard of the Holocaust? Those poor souls were "walkingzombies". They "survived", weeks, months, even years eating nothingor very, very little. It is amazing how long a human body can liveas long as you get alittle H2O occasional ( Full Answer )

Can overweight people starve to death before losing all their body fat?

I guess that they could.. An additional answer . If they were to stop eating entirely, yes. If they were to starve themselves but still ate a little bit then no, they might be able to survive on their fat stores.. An additional answer . It depends on the state of their health and their nutrition ( Full Answer )

How many people starve to death in America every year?

Through the inability to afford food, none found. Through being a child being starved to death as punishment, none found. Through an eating disorder in which one starves oneself to death, none found. In the case of the last, there has been some, just no numbers provided. It is estimated that 1 to ( Full Answer )

Where are people starving?

At the present time, there is more starvation in Africa than in any other continent.

How many people starve a year?

over a million people starve all over the world in asia,africa.europe and some in the U.S.A.

WHY DO Old people starving themselves to death?

wierd question, but i can answer it, you see, some people (mostly old people) get so sick of being ill, they cant take it any more and decide, stupid as it sounds, to starve themselves to death

How many ecstasy related deaths occur each year?

In the UK its about 300, but as a whole in the world, there aren't many deaths, especially in comparison to other drugs such as alcohol and tobacco.. To add to this, keep in mind that ECSTASY RELATED DEATHS is very, very, very different to ECSTASY INDUCED DEATHS. Ie, some idiot might decide to driv ( Full Answer )

How many gun related deaths occur each year?

There are thousands of deaths each year in America sue to a gunrelated incident. An estimated number of 20 percent of deaths arerelated to guns.

How many handgun related deaths occur each year?

Gun Deaths - International Comparisons 1999 Gun deaths per 100,000 population (for the year indicated): . Homicide . Suicide . Other (inc Accident) . USA (2001) . 3.98 . 5.92. 0.36. Italy (1997) . 0.81. 1.1. 0.07. Switzerland (1998). 0.50 . 5.8 . 0.10. Canada (2002). 0 ( Full Answer )

How many sky diving deaths happen each year?

The United States Parachute Association reports about 30 fatalities a year, out of an estimated 3 million jumps. Figures from other countries are less reliable due to the lower numbers involved.

What happens when you starve to death?

Individuals experiencing starvation lose substantial fat (adipose)and muscle mass as the body breaks down these tissues for energy.Catabolysis is the process of a body breaking down its own musclesand other tissues in order to keep vital systems such as thenervous system and heart muscle (myocardium ( Full Answer )

How many deaths are there each year from cell phone use?

It depends, Phones can be the most entertaining but the deadliestdevice. It all depends on the circumstances. People wearingheadphones are most at risk because they walk into the streetwithout checking traffic. They also can be distracted listening totheir favorite song as they drive, which it is il ( Full Answer )

How many human deaths do wolves cause each year?

Actually, wolves are afraid of humans because we kill thousands of them. Through research, so far I have found that wolves have killed only two people. BUT, many have been mauled by wolves. But think of it this way, if someone was trying to kill you, you would probably try to maul them too!!

How many cocaine related deaths in the world each year?

Very few. Cocaine kills maybe 300 tops a year. Most of the time it only kills users who are dumb and don't know what the hell they are doing and end up O.D.ing or they have Heart disease/problems. So most healthy and smart people don't die from cocaine use. There are more deaths associated with caff ( Full Answer )

Why are people starving?

Peoples are starving because they are hungry. It is true that if you don't eat you are going to starve. The reason that they are starving is that there may not be any food for them to buy or work for, or they may be displaced because of war or some natural disaster.

How many animals starve each year?

There really is no answer to your question. It changes from year to year, so there is really no way to give you a truthful answer. Grant from Lock Haven Pennsylvania But in 2010, about 25,000 animals were starved

How many people starve in Africa every year?

Authorities may well have lost count, 15 to 20 million are starving. Over 1,5 billion are drinking contaminated water. In West Africa 1.5 million children are in danger of starvation. In Mali 5 million are facing starvation - who knows the total figure

Can guinea pigs starve to death?

Any animal can starve to death with sufficient nourishment. Any creature will starve to death if not given sufficient food. Guinea pigs are cage-animals and cannot obtain their own nourishment; they are helpless to do so and it is their owner's or carer's responsibility to ensure any caged animal ( Full Answer )

Why did Hitler make the Jews starve to death?

Hitler did it because he thought the Jews did not help during the first world war because they did not give any money to the war effort. He also did not make them starve, he put them in gas and filled the chambers with poisonous gas

Who starves to death faster fat or thin people?

Thin, because fat people have stored fat in their bodies. They can realse that fat and it will provide energy. Unlike thin people, they do not have as much fat and will die easier.

Can shrews starve to death in 48 hours?

It's possible. Small animals like that have a very fast metabolism, and need toeat almost constantly. Some even use something similar to hibernation instead of sleep tosurvive the night.

Do pups starve to death?

Yes. Puppies need at least two small meals a day perhaps more depending on specific needs , age, weight and medical condition. Any living being, for that matter, will starve to death, if it doesn't get its food for a long period of time. Now, what food is to various beings, depends.

Is it faster to starve to death or to die of thirst?

Die of thirst. It would only take 2-3 days before a person dies because of thirst. You may not die in 72 hrs, but it will make you weak, confused , and WILL kill people with heart conditins thru electrolyte imbalance. Food you can do with out for a week .

How many umbrella related deaths occur each year?

It is estimated that umbrellas kill over two million people a year. Attacks by people on umbrellas are much more rare. Right, that's got to be true, right? Alright, let's go with that one.

Why are there starving people?

That is a good question that does not have a good answer. Basicallythere are more mouths to feed than there is access to food. I didnot say that we did not have enough food to feed everyone, we justdon't have the political, social, and economic mechanisms to dothat. About 6 million children die ever ( Full Answer )

How many people go through near death experiences each year?

----------------------- No accurate statistics are available on the frequency of "Near death" experiences, but considerable research has been undertaken, to understand the phenomenom. These experiences do sometimes occur, although sometimes in circumstances in which the person is not actually in d ( Full Answer )

Can bed bugs be starved to death?

It is a possibility, however, studies have found that bed bugs can survive upwards of 18 months without a blood meal. Unfortunately, unless you can plastic wrap or seal your entire home for a year and a half, this is not likely to be an effective form of extermination.

How many gunshot deaths occur each year in Canada?

Gun deaths, in Canada have been dropping steadily for the past 20 years. As of 2010 170 people in Canada died because of guns. In 1991, when Canada introduced stricter gun laws, the homicide by gun rate was 271. According to Stats Canada the deaths break down this way: . Rifles or shotguns: 23 ( Full Answer )

Can a bat starve to death?

ALL animals must eat to remain alive. If a bat (or any other animal) does not eat, it will die of starvation.