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Iran Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 74.56 83.587 88.86
Global Rank 17th 18th 17th
Global Population Share 1.071% 1.072% 1.039%
Global Population Density 46.31 51.65 55.48
Global Population Density Rank 32nd 34th 36th
Average Life Expectancy 73.93 76.73 78.7
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 85th 73rd 71st
Fertility Rate 1.76 1.56 1.5
Fertility Rate Global Rank 156th 172nd 188th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Iran Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 40 0.15%
Congenital birth defects 52 0.19%
Lower respiratory infections 60 0.22%
Road accidents 0 0%
Neonatal infections 4 0.01%
Cardiovascular disease 352 1.29%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 5 0.02%
Cancers 13807 50.45%
Diarrheal diseases 1216 4.44%
Drowning 10 0.04%
Fire 0 0%
Digestive diseases 247 0.9%
Kidney disease 0 0%
Liver disease 162 0.59%

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Highlights of Iran 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 Iran gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 118.20%118.20%
    • Fat : 38.74%38.74%
    • Plant protein : 14.88%14.88%
    • Animal protein : 5.08%5.08%
  • 76.90% increase in caloric supply : Currently Iran gets 3094/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1749/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Fruits & Vegetables are three major diet compositions in Iran
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Iran
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Iran average intake is 694.16 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Grapes and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Iran
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Iran average Fruit intake is 364.79grams
  • In Iran, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 60.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Iran 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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