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Uruguay Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 3.37 3.494 3.59
Global Rank 134th 136th 134th
Global Population Share 0.048% 0.044% 0.042%
Global Population Density 19.25 19.94 20.48
Global Population Density Rank 106th 108th 110th
Average Life Expectancy 76.58 78.1 79.65
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 52nd 54th 55th
Fertility Rate 2.07 1.95 1.88
Fertility Rate Global Rank 125th 123rd 119th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Uruguay Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.49%
Congenital birth defects 6 1.48%
Lower respiratory infections 6 1.48%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Cancers 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 8 1.97%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Nutritional deficiencies 157 38.67%
Protein-energy malnutrition 6 1.48%
Road accidents 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 1 0.25%
Fire 4 0.99%
Drowning 0 0%
Digestive diseases 4 0.99%

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Highlights of Uruguay 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 Uruguay gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 61.78%61.78%
    • Fat : 34.14%34.14%
    • Animal protein : 7.73%7.73%
    • Plant protein : 5.50%5.50%
  • 9.16% increase in caloric supply : Currently Uruguay gets 3050/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2794/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Meat and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Uruguay
  • Wheat, Maize and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Uruguay
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Uruguay average intake is 163.64 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Apples and Bananas are three major Fruit Types Intake in Uruguay
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Uruguay average Fruit intake is 195.26grams
  • In Uruguay, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 64.50% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Uruguay 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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