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Iceland Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.32 0.343 0.36
Global Rank 180th 180th 181st
Global Population Share 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
Global Population Density 3.57 4.02 4.25
Global Population Density Rank 162nd 164th 166th
Average Life Expectancy 81.78 83.4 84.86
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 9th 9th 9th
Fertility Rate 2.07 1.89 1.82
Fertility Rate Global Rank 126th 133rd 131st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Iceland Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 0 0%
Neonatal disorders 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Drowning 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Road accidents 0 0%
Neonatal infections 3 42.86%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Homicide 0 0%
Fire 0 0%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Kidney disease 0 0%

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Highlights of Iceland 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 Iceland gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 45.66%45.66%
    • Fat : 41.74%41.74%
    • Animal protein : 11.85%11.85%
    • Plant protein : 4.55%4.55%
  • 3.81% increase in caloric supply : Currently Iceland gets 3380/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 3256/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Meat, Cereals & Grains and Dairy & Eggs are three major diet compositions in Iceland
  • Wheat, Rice and Oats are three major Cereal preferences in Iceland
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Iceland average intake is 192.08 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Grapes are three major Fruit Types Intake in Iceland
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Iceland average Fruit intake is 364.66grams
  • In Iceland, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 61.50% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Iceland 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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