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Tunisia Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 10.63 11.903 12.84
Global Rank 80th 80th 82nd
Global Population Share 0.152% 0.152% 0.15%
Global Population Density 66.62 72.99 77.88
Global Population Density Rank 196th 198th 200th
Average Life Expectancy 74.79 76.55 78.34
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 73rd 74th 77th
Fertility Rate 2.14 2.1 1.96
Fertility Rate Global Rank 121st 106th 103rd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Tunisia Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.1%
Congenital birth defects 2 0.1%
Neonatal infections 2 0.1%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Road accidents 1 0.05%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 19 0.96%
Cancers 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 941 47.79%
Diarrheal diseases 52 2.64%
Drowning 1 0.05%
Fire 1 0.05%
Digestive diseases 17 0.86%
Kidney disease 0 0%
Liver disease 9 0.46%

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Highlights of Tunisia 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 Tunisia gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 95.07%95.07%
    • Fat : 36.84%36.84%
    • Plant protein : 12.54%12.54%
    • Animal protein : 5.07%5.07%
  • 49.51% increase in caloric supply : Currently Tunisia gets 3349/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2240/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Tunisia
  • Wheat, Barley and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Tunisia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Tunisia average intake is 688.44 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Citrus, other and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Tunisia
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Tunisia average Fruit intake is 248.19grams
  • In Tunisia, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 62.20% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Tunisia 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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