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Oman Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 3.04 5.149 5.89
Global Rank 136th 122nd 122nd
Global Population Share 0.043% 0.066% 0.068%
Global Population Density 9.21 11.08 12.84
Global Population Density Rank 148th 150th 152nd
Average Life Expectancy 75.69 77.93 80.08
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 60th 55th 51st
Fertility Rate 2.9 2.39 2.01
Fertility Rate Global Rank 74th 82nd 100th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Oman Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 1 0.14%
Congenital birth defects 3 0.43%
Cardiovascular disease 3 0.43%
Road accidents 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Neonatal infections 4 0.57%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Drowning 292 41.42%
Cancers 48 6.81%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Kidney disease 11 1.56%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Liver disease 1 0.14%

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Highlights of Oman 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)

  • Cereals & Grains, Fruits & Vegetables and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Oman
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Oman
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Oman average intake is 284.36 grams
  • Dates, Oranges & Mandarines and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Oman
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Oman average Fruit intake is 628.00grams
  • In Oman, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 56.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Oman 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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