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Switzerland Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 7.83 8.67 9.2
Global Rank 97th 101st 101st
Global Population Share 0.112% 0.111% 0.107%
Global Population Density 194.41 201.68 208.58
Global Population Density Rank 54th 56th 58th
Average Life Expectancy 82.27 83.93 85.25
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 4th 4th 4th
Fertility Rate 1.5 1.55 1.59
Fertility Rate Global Rank 176th 175th 177th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Switzerland Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 3 0.96%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 4 1.27%
Road accidents 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 151 48.09%
Drowning 4 1.27%
Homicide 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Digestive diseases 4 1.27%
Fire 0 0%
Kidney disease 1 0.32%

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Highlights of Switzerland 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 Switzerland gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 45.76%45.76%
    • Fat : 38.66%38.66%
    • Animal protein : 6.69%6.69%
    • Plant protein : 3.73%3.73%
  • 5.17% decrease in caloric supply : Currently Switzerland gets 3391/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 3576/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Oils & Fats, Cereals & Grains and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Switzerland
  • Wheat, Rice and Rye are three major Cereal preferences in Switzerland
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Switzerland average intake is 297.81 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Switzerland
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Switzerland average Fruit intake is 283.86grams
  • In Switzerland, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 57.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Switzerland is in the range of obese 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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