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Guinea-Bissau Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 1.55 2 2.49
Global Rank 151st 150th 148th
Global Population Share 0.022% 0.025% 0.029%
Global Population Density 50.83 63.71 78.25
Global Population Density Rank 190th 192nd 194th
Average Life Expectancy 55.05 58.98 62.55
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 189th 191st 193rd
Fertility Rate 5.04 4.33 3.71
Fertility Rate Global Rank 27th 26th 27th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women #N/A
Guinea-Bissau Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 12 0.28%
Diarrheal diseases 185 4.31%
Lower respiratory infections 190 4.43%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Neonatal infections 3 0.07%
Malaria 503 11.72%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 1547 36.04%
Measles 24 0.56%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 33 0.77%
HIV/AIDS 57 1.33%
Tuberculosis 28 0.65%
Cardiovascular disease 270 6.29%
Digestive diseases 20 0.47%

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Highlights of Guinea-Bissau 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 Guinea-Bissau gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 95.62%95.62%
    • Fat : 35.39%35.39%
    • Plant protein : 8.71%8.71%
    • Animal protein : 2.20%2.20%
  • 41.92% increase in caloric supply : Currently Guinea-Bissau gets 2292/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1615/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Starchy Roots are three major diet compositions in Guinea-Bissau
  • Rice, Sorghum and Wheat are three major Cereal preferences in Guinea-Bissau
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Guinea-Bissau average intake is 53.81 grams
  • Plantains, Bananas and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Guinea-Bissau
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Guinea-Bissau average Fruit intake is 142.74grams
  • In Guinea-Bissau, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 26.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Guinea-Bissau 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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