Food insecurity affects more than 4.7 million children under 17. In this group, poverty has spread to 8.8 million people. Also, 2 out of every three children live in impoverished households. The increase is mainly registered in children between 5 and 12 years old, rising from 15.1% to 16.7%. It grey to a greater extent in adolescents between 13 and 17 years old, from 28.2% to 35.4%.