The Facts


Explore the facts of food insecurity in Australia.


  • The Foodbank Hunger Report provides a sobering snapshot of food insecurity in Australia.
  • Foodbank Rumbling Tummies 2018 Report specifically highlights the troubling aspect of child hunger in Australia.
  • Foodbank Hunger Map¬†is a dynamic map that provides a picture of food insecurity in Australia. This level of detail has never been achieved before, providing an unprecedented insight into the scope and depth of the challenge we face.


Below are the facts about the hunger crisis in our country from the Foodbank Hunger Report 2023.

3.7 million households

Half of renters

383,000 more households

60% in paid work

Cost of living

35% mortgage households

2.3 million severe food insecurity