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Congo Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 4.38 5.686 7.31
Global Rank 122nd 116th 108th
Global Population Share 0.063% 0.072% 0.085%
Global Population Density 10.99 13.75 16.03
Global Population Density Rank 222nd 224th 226th
Average Life Expectancy 60.47 66.29 69.47
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 169th 162nd 156th
Fertility Rate 4.94 4.42 3.91
Fertility Rate Global Rank 30th 24th 19th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Congo Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 13 0.15%
Malaria 444 5.13%
Lower respiratory infections 452 5.22%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Neonatal infections 4 0.05%
Congenital birth defects 667 7.7%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 2498 28.86%
HIV/AIDS 117 1.35%
Measles 58 0.67%
Drowning 328 3.79%
Road accidents 129 1.49%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 1518 17.53%
Tuberculosis 41 0.47%

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Highlights of Congo 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 Congo gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 75.50%75.50%
    • Fat : 20.22%20.22%
    • Plant protein : 5.63%5.63%
    • Animal protein : 4.26%4.26%
  • 5.60% increase in caloric supply : Currently Congo gets 2208/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2091/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Starchy Roots, Cereals & Grains and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Congo
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Congo
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Congo average intake is 102.58 grams
  • Bananas, Plantains and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Congo
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Congo average Fruit intake is 178.66grams
  • In Congo, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 28.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Congo 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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