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Saudi Arabia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 27.42 34.709 39.48
Global Rank 45th 41st 42nd
Global Population Share 0.394% 0.445% 0.461%
Global Population Density 13.39 16.13 18.65
Global Population Density Rank 104th 106th 108th
Average Life Expectancy 73.57 75.18 76.63
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 93rd 95th 98th
Fertility Rate 2.96 2.38 2.07
Fertility Rate Global Rank 73rd 84th 91st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Saudi Arabia Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 4 0.12%
Congenital birth defects 4 0.12%
Neonatal infections 5 0.15%
Road accidents 0 0%
Cancers 3 0.09%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 41 1.22%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 1476 43.79%
Drowning 65 1.93%
Cardiovascular disease 1 0.03%
Fire 7 0.21%
HIV/AIDS 31 0.92%
Liver disease 0 0%
Kidney disease 16 0.47%

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Highlights of Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 111.69%111.69%
    • Fat : 56.54%56.54%
    • Plant protein : 12.04%12.04%
    • Animal protein : 9.30%9.30%
  • 89.57% increase in caloric supply : Currently Saudi Arabia gets 3255/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1717/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Saudi Arabia
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Saudi Arabia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Saudi Arabia average intake is 288.74 grams
  • Dates, Oranges & Mandarines and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Saudi Arabia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Saudi Arabia average Fruit intake is 250.74grams
  • In Saudi Arabia, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 69.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Saudi Arabia 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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