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China Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 1359.75 1424.548 1441.18
Global Rank 1st 1st 2nd
Global Population Share 19.541% 18.274% 16.853%
Global Population Density 143.08 151.27 154.61
Global Population Density Rank 52nd 54th 56th
Average Life Expectancy 75.23 76.88 78.44
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 67th 70th 74th
Fertility Rate 1.59 1.65 1.69
Fertility Rate Global Rank 165th 164th 158th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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China Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 683 0.54%
Congenital birth defects 357 0.28%
Lower respiratory infections 512 0.41%
Drowning 42 0.03%
Road accidents 97 0.08%
Cancers 1342 1.06%
Cardiovascular disease 2 0%
Neonatal infections 54586 43.21%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 4526 3.58%
Digestive diseases 122 0.1%
Diarrheal diseases 408 0.32%
Homicide 6188 4.9%
Nutritional deficiencies 2 0%
Fire 463 0.37%

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Highlights of China 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 China gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 128.77%128.77%
    • Fat : 59.96%59.96%
    • Plant protein : 16.23%16.23%
    • Animal protein : 11.02%11.02%
  • 115.98% increase in caloric supply : Currently China gets 3108/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1439/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Meat and Fruits & Vegetables are three major diet compositions in China
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in China
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in China average intake is 952.96 grams
  • Apples, Oranges & Mandarines and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in China
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in China average Fruit intake is 258.05grams
  • In China, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 33.80% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in China 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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