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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 7.1 8.755 10.48
Global Rank 102nd 99th 96th
Global Population Share 0.102% 0.112% 0.122%
Global Population Density 14.58 17.92 21.29
Global Population Density Rank 86th 88th 90th
Average Life Expectancy 64.63 66.17 67.56
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 152nd 163rd 167th
Fertility Rate 3.98 3.47 3.09
Fertility Rate Global Rank 49th 50th 44th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Papua New Guinea Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 19 0.19%
Lower respiratory infections 300 2.98%
Congenital birth defects 320 3.18%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 15 0.15%
Measles 362 3.6%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 3346 33.24%
Protein-energy malnutrition 32 0.32%
Drowning 4 0.04%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 51 0.51%
Malaria 182 1.81%
Digestive diseases 92 0.91%
Cancers 45 0.45%

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Highlights of Papua New Guinea 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)

  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Papua New Guinea average intake is 0.00 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Papua New Guinea average Fruit intake is 0.00grams
  • In Papua New Guinea, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 49.30% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Papua New Guinea is in the range of normal 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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