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Portugal Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 10.65 10.218 9.87
Global Rank 79th 89th 98th
Global Population Share 0.153% 0.131% 0.115%
Global Population Density 116.76 117.14 115.53
Global Population Density Rank 58th 60th 62nd
Average Life Expectancy 79.94 82.01 83.75
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 28th 24th 23rd
Fertility Rate 1.32 1.23 1.34
Fertility Rate Global Rank 194th 200th 200th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Portugal Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 3 1.25%
Congenital birth defects 1 0.42%
Cancers 1 0.42%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 4 1.67%
Road accidents 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 99 41.25%
Cardiovascular disease 5 2.08%
Homicide 0 0%
Drowning 1 0.42%
Digestive diseases 3 1.25%
Fire 0 0%
Kidney disease 2 0.83%

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Highlights of Portugal 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 Portugal gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 71.51%71.51%
    • Fat : 51.00%51.00%
    • Animal protein : 10.87%10.87%
    • Plant protein : 7.04%7.04%
  • 40.43% increase in caloric supply : Currently Portugal gets 3477/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2476/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Meat are three major diet compositions in Portugal
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Portugal
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Portugal average intake is 416.60 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Portugal
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Portugal average Fruit intake is 343.15grams
  • In Portugal, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 62.30% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Portugal 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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