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Colombia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 45.91 50.22 53.13
Global Rank 29th 29th 31st
Global Population Share 0.659% 0.644% 0.621%
Global Population Density 40.61 45.85 50.23
Global Population Density Rank 154th 156th 158th
Average Life Expectancy 73.32 75.09 76.83
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 97th 99th 94th
Fertility Rate 2.01 1.78 1.67
Fertility Rate Global Rank 131st 147th 163rd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Colombia Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 171 1.53%
Congenital birth defects 372 3.33%
Neonatal infections 379 3.39%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 1 0.01%
Protein-energy malnutrition 217 1.94%
Cancers 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 4694 42.04%
Drowning 158 1.42%
Homicide 13 0.12%
Road accidents 41 0.37%
Cardiovascular disease 201 1.8%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 8 0.07%
Digestive diseases 29 0.26%

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Highlights of Colombia 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 Colombia gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 82.48%82.48%
    • Fat : 33.74%33.74%
    • Animal protein : 6.11%6.11%
    • Plant protein : 5.64%5.64%
  • 27.98% increase in caloric supply : Currently Colombia gets 2804/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2191/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Colombia
  • Rice, Maize and Wheat are three major Cereal preferences in Colombia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Colombia average intake is 115.78 grams
  • Plantains, Citrus, other and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Colombia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Colombia average Fruit intake is 398.71grams
  • In Colombia, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 58.60% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Colombia 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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