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Peru Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 29.37 33.312 36.8
Global Rank 40th 42nd 46th
Global Population Share 0.422% 0.427% 0.43%
Global Population Density 22.83 25.45 27.87
Global Population Density Rank 154th 156th 158th
Average Life Expectancy 73.68 75.9 77.98
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 91st 89th 82nd
Fertility Rate 2.54 2.28 2.06
Fertility Rate Global Rank 95th 92nd 94th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Peru Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 47 0.4%
Congenital birth defects 169 1.45%
Lower respiratory infections 180 1.55%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Road accidents 10 0.09%
Diarrheal diseases 265 2.28%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Cancers 4395 37.75%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 277 2.38%
Drowning 24 0.21%
Nutritional deficiencies 4 0.03%
Protein-energy malnutrition 182 1.56%
Digestive diseases 1 0.01%
Kidney disease 65 0.56%

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Highlights of Peru 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 Peru gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 91.29%91.29%
    • Fat : 21.66%21.66%
    • Plant protein : 9.01%9.01%
    • Animal protein : 5.09%5.09%
  • 27.06% increase in caloric supply : Currently Peru gets 2700/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2125/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Starchy Roots and Fruits & Vegetables are three major diet compositions in Peru
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Peru
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Peru average intake is 181.23 grams
  • Plantains, Oranges & Mandarines and Pineapples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Peru
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Peru average Fruit intake is 323.86grams
  • In Peru, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 56.30% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Peru 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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