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Niger Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 16.42 24.074 34.99
Global Rank 62nd 56th 51st
Global Population Share 0.236% 0.308% 0.409%
Global Population Density 13.39 19.33 27.43
Global Population Density Rank 176th 178th 180th
Average Life Expectancy 56.83 61.48 64.84
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 182nd 183rd 182nd
Fertility Rate 7.48 7 6.23
Fertility Rate Global Rank 1st 1st 1st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Niger Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 62 0.07%
Neonatal disorders 3767 4.24%
Diarrheal diseases 3901 4.39%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Neonatal infections 65 0.07%
Nutritional deficiencies 13850 15.57%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 16666 18.74%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 340 0.38%
Measles 374 0.42%
Digestive diseases 213 0.24%
Cardiovascular disease 388 0.44%
Drowning 26814 30.15%
Tuberculosis 249 0.28%

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Highlights of Niger 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 Niger gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 108.71%108.71%
    • Fat : 29.38%29.38%
    • Plant protein : 16.45%16.45%
    • Animal protein : 3.66%3.66%
  • 58.20% increase in caloric supply : Currently Niger gets 2547/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1610/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Pulses and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Niger
  • Sorghum, Rice and Wheat are three major Cereal preferences in Niger
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Niger average intake is 159.45 grams
  • Dates, Bananas and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Niger
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Niger average Fruit intake is 77.97grams
  • In Niger, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 19.70% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Niger 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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