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Panama Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 3.64 4.289 4.88
Global Rank 132nd 130th 129th
Global Population Share 0.052% 0.055% 0.057%
Global Population Density 46.88 53.8 59.96
Global Population Density Rank 52nd 54th 56th
Average Life Expectancy 76.82 78.76 80.63
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 48th 49th 49th
Fertility Rate 2.62 2.4 2.21
Fertility Rate Global Rank 88th 81st 79th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Panama Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 9 0.77%
Congenital birth defects 51 4.39%
Lower respiratory infections 53 4.56%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 82 7.05%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 342 29.41%
Cancers 13 1.12%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 8 0.69%
Digestive diseases 7 0.6%
Drowning 16 1.38%
Road accidents 0 0%
Homicide 3 0.26%

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Highlights of Panama 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 Panama gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 81.61%81.61%
    • Fat : 33.34%33.34%
    • Animal protein : 7.93%7.93%
    • Plant protein : 7.19%7.19%
  • 30.08% increase in caloric supply : Currently Panama gets 2733/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2101/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Panama
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Panama
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Panama average intake is 79.53 grams
  • Plantains, Oranges & Mandarines and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Panama
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Panama average Fruit intake is 245.10grams
  • In Panama, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 58.50% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Panama 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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