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Belize Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.32 0.398 0.47
Global Rank 179th 178th 176th
Global Population Share 0.004% 0.005% 0.005%
Global Population Density 14.47 17.32 19.88
Global Population Density Rank 231st 2nd 4th
Average Life Expectancy 69.67 71.17 72.82
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 123rd 131st 133rd
Fertility Rate 2.71 2.38 2.13
Fertility Rate Global Rank 81st 83rd 85th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Belize Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 1.31%
Congenital birth defects 3 1.96%
Lower respiratory infections 4 2.61%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 4 2.61%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 69 45.1%
Protein-energy malnutrition 2 1.31%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Road accidents 5 3.27%
Drowning 2 1.31%
Cancers 0 0%
Homicide 1 0.65%

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Highlights of Belize 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 Belize gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 83.69%83.69%
    • Fat : 32.08%32.08%
    • Plant protein : 8.35%8.35%
    • Animal protein : 5.45%5.45%
  • 29.58% increase in caloric supply : Currently Belize gets 2751/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2123/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Belize
  • Wheat, Maize and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Belize
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Belize average intake is 120.36 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Grapefruit and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Belize
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Belize average Fruit intake is 466.63grams
  • In Belize, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 51.80% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Belize 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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