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Ecuador Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 14.93 17.335 19.55
Global Rank 67th 69th 71st
Global Population Share 0.214% 0.222% 0.228%
Global Population Density 55.29 61.71 66.94
Global Population Density Rank 200th 202nd 204th
Average Life Expectancy 75.04 77.2 79.21
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 69th 66th 63rd
Fertility Rate 2.65 2.38 2.16
Fertility Rate Global Rank 85th 84th 82nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Ecuador Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 28 0.45%
Congenital birth defects 129 2.06%
Lower respiratory infections 139 2.22%
Neonatal infections 105 1.68%
Diarrheal diseases 2 0.03%
Road accidents 157 2.51%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 2550 40.69%
Cancers 146 2.33%
Natural disasters 8 0.13%
Drowning 35 0.56%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 92 1.47%
Cardiovascular disease 1 0.02%
Digestive diseases 28 0.45%

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Highlights of Ecuador 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 Ecuador gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 62.21%62.21%
    • Fat : 42.56%42.56%
    • Animal protein : 7.30%7.30%
    • Plant protein : 4.96%4.96%
  • 17.02% increase in caloric supply : Currently Ecuador gets 2344/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2003/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Meat are three major diet compositions in Ecuador
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Ecuador
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Ecuador average intake is 63.42 grams
  • Bananas, Plantains and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Ecuador
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Ecuador average Fruit intake is 280.79grams
  • In Ecuador, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 54.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Ecuador 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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