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Guyana Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.74 0.79 0.82
Global Rank 163rd 165th 165th
Global Population Share 0.01% 0.01% 0.009%
Global Population Density 3.59 3.51 3.37
Global Population Density Rank 224th 226th 228th
Average Life Expectancy 66.02 67.1 68.19
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 146th 157th 165th
Fertility Rate 2.65 2.41 2.21
Fertility Rate Global Rank 86th 80th 79th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Guyana Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.55%
Neonatal infections 10 2.73%
Congenital birth defects 10 2.73%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 18 4.92%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 197 53.83%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 2 0.55%
Digestive diseases 5 1.37%
Cancers 2 0.55%
Drowning 0 0%
Road accidents 2 0.55%

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Highlights of Guyana 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 Guyana gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 82.72%82.72%
    • Fat : 23.26%23.26%
    • Plant protein : 7.53%7.53%
    • Animal protein : 6.25%6.25%
  • 19.76% increase in caloric supply : Currently Guyana gets 2764/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2308/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Guyana
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Guyana
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Guyana average intake is 233.53 grams
  • Plantains, Oranges & Mandarines and Pineapples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Guyana
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Guyana average Fruit intake is 155.34grams
  • In Guyana, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 47.50% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Guyana 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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