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Maldives Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.36 0.458 0.51
Global Rank 177th 174th 174th
Global Population Share 0.005% 0.005% 0.005%
Global Population Density 1053.42 1213.72 1351.7
Global Population Density Rank 22nd 24th 26th
Average Life Expectancy 76.11 78.51 80.82
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 55th 50th 46th
Fertility Rate 2.22 1.94 1.73
Fertility Rate Global Rank 114th 127th 151st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Maldives Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 0 0%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Drowning 1 2.5%
Cancers 0 0%
Road accidents 22 55%
Diarrheal diseases 1 2.5%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Fire 1 2.5%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Kidney disease 0 0%

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Highlights of Maldives 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 Maldives gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 107.46%107.46%
    • Fat : 36.46%36.46%
    • Animal protein : 22.07%22.07%
    • Plant protein : 9.36%9.36%
  • 75.35% increase in caloric supply : Currently Maldives gets 2732/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1558/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Meat and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Maldives
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Maldives
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Maldives average intake is 248.00 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Pineapples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Maldives
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Maldives average Fruit intake is 432.55grams
  • In Maldives, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 28.50% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Maldives is in the range of normal 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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