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Myanmar Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 50.15 54.808 58.91
Global Rank 25th 26th 27th
Global Population Share 0.72% 0.703% 0.688%
Global Population Density 75.44 82.91 88.67
Global Population Density Rank 102nd 104th 106th
Average Life Expectancy 65.17 67.13 68.47
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 150th 156th 163rd
Fertility Rate 2.41 2.12 1.95
Fertility Rate Global Rank 103rd 104th 107th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Myanmar Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 15 0.06%
Lower respiratory infections 99 0.4%
Congenital birth defects 119 0.48%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Neonatal infections 3 0.01%
Malaria 1171 4.7%
Road accidents 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 11552 46.37%
Drowning 317 1.27%
Digestive diseases 28 0.11%
Cancers 27 0.11%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 304 1.22%
Nutritional deficiencies 566 2.27%
Protein-energy malnutrition 94 0.38%

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Highlights of Myanmar 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 Myanmar gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 111.51%111.51%
    • Fat : 43.12%43.12%
    • Plant protein : 13.50%13.50%
    • Animal protein : 9.31%9.31%
  • 77.43% increase in caloric supply : Currently Myanmar gets 2571/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1449/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Meat are three major diet compositions in Myanmar
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Myanmar
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Myanmar average intake is 223.12 grams
  • Plantains, Apples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Myanmar
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Myanmar average Fruit intake is 107.73grams
  • In Myanmar, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 24.60% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Myanmar 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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