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Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 1.32 1.377 1.37
Global Rank 153rd 156th 156th
Global Population Share 0.019% 0.017% 0.016%
Global Population Density 253.04 260.56 260.23
Global Population Density Rank 162nd 164th 166th
Average Life Expectancy 69.75 71.11 72.29
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 122nd 132nd 136th
Fertility Rate 1.8 1.7 1.67
Fertility Rate Global Rank 150th 156th 163rd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Trinidad and Tobago Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.7%
Congenital birth defects 1 0.35%
Lower respiratory infections 1 0.35%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 4 1.4%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 167 58.39%
Road accidents 3 1.05%
Homicide 0 0%
Digestive diseases 2 0.7%
HIV/AIDS 2 0.7%
Fire 0 0%
Drowning 2 0.7%

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Highlights of Trinidad and Tobago 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 Trinidad and Tobago gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 82.76%82.76%
    • Fat : 36.58%36.58%
    • Animal protein : 7.57%7.57%
    • Plant protein : 7.07%7.07%
  • 33.98% increase in caloric supply : Currently Trinidad and Tobago gets 3052/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2278/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Wheat, Rice and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Trinidad and Tobago
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Trinidad and Tobago average intake is 102.93 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Pineapples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Trinidad and Tobago
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Trinidad and Tobago average Fruit intake is 306.44grams
  • In Trinidad and Tobago, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 48.10% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Trinidad and Tobago 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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