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Somalia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 12.05 16.105 21.53
Global Rank 73rd 74th 64th
Global Population Share 0.173% 0.206% 0.251%
Global Population Density 14.69 19.22 24.72
Global Population Density Rank 178th 180th 182nd
Average Life Expectancy 53.98 57.94 61.54
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 192nd 195th 195th
Fertility Rate 6.86 5.88 5.02
Fertility Rate Global Rank 2nd 2nd 2nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Somalia Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 44 0.18%
Lower respiratory infections 2741 11.24%
Nutritional deficiencies 2762 11.33%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 9 0.04%
Malaria 1974 8.1%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Tuberculosis 6104 25.04%
Measles 123 0.5%
Congenital birth defects 504 2.07%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 119 0.49%
Digestive diseases 133 0.55%
Fire 1596 6.55%
Drowning 146 0.6%

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Highlights of Somalia 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 Somalia average intake is 0.00 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Somalia average Fruit intake is 0.00grams
  • In Somalia, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 24.70% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Somalia 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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