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Guatemala Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 14.63 17.91 21.2
Global Rank 68th 67th 68th
Global Population Share 0.21% 0.229% 0.247%
Global Population Density 132.08 166.21 199.29
Global Population Density Rank 122nd 124th 126th
Average Life Expectancy 71.49 74.36 76.59
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 114th 103rd 100th
Fertility Rate 3.37 2.77 2.41
Fertility Rate Global Rank 61st 66th 68th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Guatemala Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 103 0.93%
Lower respiratory infections 425 3.84%
Congenital birth defects 446 4.03%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Neonatal infections 5 0.05%
Nutritional deficiencies 980 8.85%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 3602 32.52%
Digestive diseases 71 0.64%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 10 0.09%
Cancers 50 0.45%
Homicide 45 0.41%
Road accidents 1 0.01%
Kidney disease 38 0.34%

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Highlights of Guatemala 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 Guatemala gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 91.60%91.60%
    • Fat : 27.63%27.63%
    • Plant protein : 10.12%10.12%
    • Animal protein : 3.93%3.93%
  • 33.28% increase in caloric supply : Currently Guatemala gets 2419/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1815/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Guatemala
  • Maize, Wheat and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Guatemala
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Guatemala average intake is 155.67 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Pineapples and Lemons & Limes are three major Fruit Types Intake in Guatemala
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Guatemala average Fruit intake is 164.36grams
  • In Guatemala, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 51.40% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Guatemala 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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