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Kenya Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 41.35 53.491 66.95
Global Rank 31st 27th 24th
Global Population Share 0.594% 0.686% 0.783%
Global Population Density 71.28 90.77 110.25
Global Population Density Rank 106th 108th 110th
Average Life Expectancy 62.93 67.92 70.51
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 158th 150th 149th
Fertility Rate 4.37 3.62 3.15
Fertility Rate Global Rank 42nd 43rd 42nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Kenya Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 158 0.28%
Lower respiratory infections 2694 4.71%
Diarrheal diseases 2733 4.78%
Neonatal infections 10 0.02%
HIV/AIDS 18 0.03%
Malaria 6367 11.14%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 18870 33.02%
Measles 202 0.35%
Congenital birth defects 330 0.58%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 3161 5.53%
Tuberculosis 201 0.35%
Digestive diseases 2941 5.15%
Fire 229 0.4%

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Highlights of Kenya 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 Kenya gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 67.89%67.89%
    • Fat : 19.20%19.20%
    • Plant protein : 8.17%8.17%
    • Animal protein : 2.83%2.83%
  • 1.91% decrease in caloric supply : Currently Kenya gets 2206/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2249/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Starchy Roots and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Kenya
  • Maize, Wheat and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Kenya
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Kenya average intake is 137.51 grams
  • Bananas, Oranges & Mandarines and Citrus, other are three major Fruit Types Intake in Kenya
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Kenya average Fruit intake is 150.11grams
  • In Kenya, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 22.60% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Kenya 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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