INGESTED CALORIES
SOMALIA
FRANCE
Total calories
1600
3632
Animal calories (%)
29
40
Cereal equivalent
1,25
3,4
EXPLANATION FACTORS (1992 data)
SOMALIA
FRANCE
Gros Domestic Product per inhabitant ($)
150
22260
Cultivated land per inhabitant (hectares)
0,12
0,34
Education rate
24
99
Inhabitants per active farming handworker
4
46
Urbanization rate
25
73
Average lifetime (years)
46
77
Food consuming rate per food groups (per year, in kg per inhabitant, from 1992 data)
Milk, a source of life
The Somalia staple diet is typical of a pastoral nomadic population. The milk consumption rate is relatively high as well as the cereal rate ;  pulses in the staple diet is not negligeable either.
Somalia is a country with the lowest income per inhabitant in the world. It is 150 times lower than the French one. The cultivated land surface per inhabitant is small with a low yield.
 

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