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Jordan Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 7.18 10.208 11.12
Global Rank 101st 90th 89th
Global Population Share 0.103% 0.13% 0.13%
Global Population Density 72.63 84.37 96.69
Global Population Density Rank 38th 40th 42nd
Average Life Expectancy 73.41 74.91 76.31
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 95th 100th 103rd
Fertility Rate 3.66 3.12 2.68
Fertility Rate Global Rank 54th 58th 59th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Jordan Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 13 0.39%
Congenital birth defects 3 0.09%
Lower respiratory infections 3 0.09%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Road accidents 2 0.06%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 24 0.72%
Cancers 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 1513 45.56%
Drowning 90 2.71%
Fire 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Homicide 21 0.63%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Kidney disease 18 0.54%

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Highlights of Jordan 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 Jordan gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 89.31%89.31%
    • Fat : 42.77%42.77%
    • Plant protein : 9.95%9.95%
    • Animal protein : 5.16%5.16%
  • 47.20% increase in caloric supply : Currently Jordan gets 3100/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2106/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Jordan
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Jordan
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Jordan average intake is 319.26 grams
  • Apples, Oranges & Mandarines and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Jordan
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Jordan average Fruit intake is 157.53grams
  • In Jordan, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 66.50% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Jordan 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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