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Vietnam Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 88.47 98.36 106.28
Global Rank 13th 15th 16th
Global Population Share 1.271% 1.261% 1.242%
Global Population Density 272.22 299.69 322.42
Global Population Density Rank 44th 46th 48th
Average Life Expectancy 75.11 77.05 78.96
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 68th 67th 65th
Fertility Rate 1.94 1.93 1.91
Fertility Rate Global Rank 137th 129th 111th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Vietnam Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 17 0.09%
Congenital birth defects 0 0%
Lower respiratory infections 2 0.01%
Drowning 0 0%
Neonatal infections 2 0.01%
Cardiovascular disease 107 0.59%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Cancers 6334 34.78%
Digestive diseases 162 0.89%
Road accidents 18 0.1%
Diarrheal diseases 71 0.39%
Malaria 1336 7.34%
HIV/AIDS 97 0.53%
Fire 35 0.19%

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Highlights of Vietnam 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 Vietnam gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 92.79%92.79%
    • Fat : 34.03%34.03%
    • Plant protein : 10.61%10.61%
    • Animal protein : 6.51%6.51%
  • 43.94% increase in caloric supply : Currently Vietnam gets 2745/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1907/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Meat and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Vietnam
  • Rice, Maize and Wheat are three major Cereal preferences in Vietnam
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Vietnam average intake is 404.03 grams
  • Bananas, Pineapples and Oranges & Mandarines are three major Fruit Types Intake in Vietnam
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Vietnam average Fruit intake is 186.47grams
  • In Vietnam, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 18.30% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Vietnam is in the range of normal 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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