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Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 64.52 89.505 120.44
Global Rank 20th 16th 14th
Global Population Share 0.927% 1.148% 1.408%
Global Population Density 29.43 38.03 47.13
Global Population Density Rank 30th 32nd 34th
Average Life Expectancy 56.9 61.24 65.04
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 181st 184th 180th
Fertility Rate 6.54 5.72 4.74
Fertility Rate Global Rank 5th 3rd 5th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Democratic Republic of Congo Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 231 0.09%
Malaria 18380 7.19%
Lower respiratory infections 18650 7.29%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 124 0.05%
Protein-energy malnutrition 18788 7.34%
Neonatal infections 1 0%
Congenital birth defects 66040 25.82%
Drowning 2701 1.06%
Tuberculosis 3368 1.32%
Road accidents 1453 0.57%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 3450 1.35%
Digestive diseases 57949 22.65%
HIV/AIDS 1066 0.42%

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Highlights of Democratic Republic 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)

  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Democratic Republic of Congo average intake is 0.00 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Democratic Republic of Congo average Fruit intake is 0.00grams
  • In Democratic Republic of Congo, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 22.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Democratic Republic of 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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