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Chad Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 11.88 16.285 21.45
Global Rank 74th 73rd 67th
Global Population Share 0.17% 0.208% 0.25%
Global Population Density 9.03 11.69 14.92
Global Population Density Rank 216th 218th 220th
Average Life Expectancy 50.23 54.12 57.36
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 199th 200th 200th
Fertility Rate 6.59 5.54 4.65
Fertility Rate Global Rank 3rd 5th 6th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Chad Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 61 0.1%
Diarrheal diseases 3603 5.67%
Lower respiratory infections 3644 5.74%
Malaria 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 61 0.1%
Protein-energy malnutrition 13186 20.76%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Neonatal infections 14320 22.54%
Measles 379 0.6%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 356 0.56%
HIV/AIDS 860 1.35%
Cardiovascular disease 355 0.56%
Digestive diseases 4981 7.84%
Road accidents 245 0.39%

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Highlights of Chad 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 Chad gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 63.59%63.59%
    • Fat : 18.78%18.78%
    • Plant protein : 9.40%9.40%
    • Animal protein : 1.72%1.72%
  • 6.51% decrease in caloric supply : Currently Chad gets 2110/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2257/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Starchy Roots are three major diet compositions in Chad
  • Sorghum, Maize and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Chad
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Chad average intake is 21.18 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Chad average Fruit intake is 23.32grams
  • In Chad, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 19.50% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Chad 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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