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Senegal Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 12.91 17.2 22.12
Global Rank 72nd 70th 63rd
Global Population Share 0.185% 0.22% 0.258%
Global Population Density 65.06 81.94 98.86
Global Population Density Rank 138th 140th 142nd
Average Life Expectancy 64.17 68.39 70.95
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 154th 146th 145th
Fertility Rate 5.06 4.48 3.92
Fertility Rate Global Rank 26th 21st 18th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Senegal Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 14 0.05%
Diarrheal diseases 1034 3.88%
Lower respiratory infections 1075 4.03%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Neonatal infections 22 0.08%
Malaria 3494 13.1%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 9363 35.11%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 157 0.59%
Measles 145 0.54%
Digestive diseases 62 0.23%
Road accidents 151 0.57%
Drowning 1807 6.78%
Tuberculosis 111 0.42%

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Highlights of Senegal 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 Senegal gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 68.92%68.92%
    • Fat : 28.11%28.11%
    • Plant protein : 7.55%7.55%
    • Animal protein : 2.66%2.66%
  • 7.25% increase in caloric supply : Currently Senegal gets 2456/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2290/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Senegal
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Senegal
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Senegal average intake is 149.01 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Bananas and Lemons & Limes are three major Fruit Types Intake in Senegal
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Senegal average Fruit intake is 59.32grams
  • In Senegal, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 24.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Senegal is in the range of normal and Average Female BMI is in range of normal (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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