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Syria Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 21.01 18.924 26.6
Global Rank 55th 63rd 59th
Global Population Share 0.302% 0.242% 0.311%
Global Population Density 120.12 141.32 163.12
Global Population Density Rank 88th 90th 92nd
Average Life Expectancy 72.1 73.66 78.35
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 110th 110th 76th
Fertility Rate 3.21 2.72 2.37
Fertility Rate Global Rank 65th 70th 71st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Syria Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 13 0.43%
Congenital birth defects 19 0.62%
Lower respiratory infections 20 0.66%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 2 0.07%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 29 0.95%
Road accidents 0 0%
Cancers 1119 36.66%
Diarrheal diseases 77 2.52%
Liver disease 2 0.07%
Digestive diseases 1 0.03%
Nutritional deficiencies 19 0.62%
Kidney disease 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 19 0.62%

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Highlights of Syria 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 Syria average intake is 0.00 grams
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Syria average Fruit intake is 0.00grams
  • In Syria, average male height is in the decreasing 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 Syria 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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