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Kuwait Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 2.99 4.302 4.87
Global Rank 137th 129th 130th
Global Population Share 0.043% 0.055% 0.056%
Global Population Density 172.54 208.7 241.64
Global Population Density Rank 174th 176th 178th
Average Life Expectancy 73.97 75.15 76.31
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 84th 97th 103rd
Fertility Rate 2.21 1.93 1.86
Fertility Rate Global Rank 115th 131st 122nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Kuwait Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 1 0.21%
Neonatal disorders 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Road accidents 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 4 0.83%
Cancers 0 0%
Neonatal infections 158 32.78%
Diarrheal diseases 15 3.11%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Drowning 1 0.21%
Fire 3 0.62%
Kidney disease 0 0%
HIV/AIDS 2 0.41%

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Highlights of Kuwait 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 Kuwait gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 80.38%80.38%
    • Fat : 42.00%42.00%
    • Plant protein : 8.72%8.72%
    • Animal protein : 8.55%8.55%
  • 39.65% increase in caloric supply : Currently Kuwait gets 3501/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2507/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Meat are three major diet compositions in Kuwait
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Kuwait
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Kuwait average intake is 611.86 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Bananas and Dates are three major Fruit Types Intake in Kuwait
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Kuwait average Fruit intake is 298.11grams
  • In Kuwait, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 72.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Kuwait 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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