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New Zealand Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 4.37 4.834 5.21
Global Rank 123rd 127th 128th
Global Population Share 0.062% 0.062% 0.06%
Global Population Density 16 17.36 18.48
Global Population Density Rank 108th 110th 112th
Average Life Expectancy 80.85 82.5 84.1
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 15th 17th 17th
Fertility Rate 2.1 1.94 1.86
Fertility Rate Global Rank 124th 126th 120th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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New Zealand Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 4 1.5%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Road accidents 0 0%
Neonatal infections 3 1.12%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Drowning 126 47.19%
Homicide 8 3%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Fire 6 2.25%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
Kidney disease 2 0.75%

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Highlights of New Zealand 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 New Zealand gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 58.87%58.87%
    • Fat : 35.70%35.70%
    • Animal protein : 7.49%7.49%
    • Plant protein : 5.16%5.16%
  • 7.21% increase in caloric supply : Currently New Zealand gets 3137/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2926/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in New Zealand
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in New Zealand
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in New Zealand average intake is 354.82 grams
  • Apples, Bananas and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in New Zealand
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in New Zealand average Fruit intake is 271.26grams
  • In New Zealand, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 68.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in New Zealand 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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