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Bhutan Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.72 0.835 0.91
Global Rank 164th 164th 164th
Global Population Share 0.01% 0.01% 0.01%
Global Population Density 18.17 21.03 23.14
Global Population Density Rank 102nd 104th 106th
Average Life Expectancy 67.79 71.56 74.11
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 137th 128th 119th
Fertility Rate 2.38 1.93 1.71
Fertility Rate Global Rank 106th 130th 154th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Bhutan Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 4 0.86%
Congenital birth defects 6 1.29%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Malaria 15 3.22%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 250 53.65%
Drowning 3 0.64%
Protein-energy malnutrition 1 0.21%
Measles 1 0.21%
Digestive diseases 5 1.07%
Cancers 7 1.5%
Road accidents 1 0.21%

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Highlights of Bhutan 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)

  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Bhutan average intake is 0.00 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Bhutan average Fruit intake is 0.00grams
  • In Bhutan, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 25.40% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Bhutan is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (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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