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Belgium Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 10.93 11.619 12
Global Rank 77th 81st 85th
Global Population Share 0.157% 0.149% 0.14%
Global Population Density 350.48 361.97 370.31
Global Population Density Rank 198th 200th 202nd
Average Life Expectancy 80.07 81.8 83.48
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 27th 26th 26th
Fertility Rate 1.81 1.8 1.82
Fertility Rate Global Rank 148th 143rd 131st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Belgium Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 7 1.64%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 6 1.4%
Road accidents 0 0%
Homicide 191 44.63%
Cardiovascular disease 9 2.1%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Drowning 1 0.23%
Fire 5 1.17%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Kidney disease 5 1.17%

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Highlights of Belgium BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Belgium gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 64.10%64.10%
    • Fat : 49.98%49.98%
    • Animal protein : 7.95%7.95%
    • Plant protein : 5.67%5.67%
  • 27.71% increase in caloric supply : Currently Belgium gets 3733/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2923/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Oils & Fats, Cereals & Grains and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Belgium
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Belgium
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Belgium average intake is 373.73 grams
  • Apples, Oranges & Mandarines and Grapes are three major Fruit Types Intake in Belgium
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Belgium average Fruit intake is 195.53grams
  • In Belgium, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 64.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Belgium is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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