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Yemen Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 23.6 30.245 36.81
Global Rank 50th 50th 44th
Global Population Share 0.339% 0.387% 0.43%
Global Population Density 57.88 75.49 93.9
Global Population Density Rank 146th 148th 150th
Average Life Expectancy 63.5 65.74 67.48
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 155th 165th 168th
Fertility Rate 4.67 3.6 2.92
Fertility Rate Global Rank 36th 44th 52nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Yemen Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 35 0.1%
Diarrheal diseases 142 0.41%
Congenital birth defects 145 0.42%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Neonatal infections 14 0.04%
Road accidents 6052 17.64%
Cardiovascular disease 0 0%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 15707 45.78%
Drowning 622 1.81%
Nutritional deficiencies 25 0.07%
Protein-energy malnutrition 8 0.02%
Cancers 184 0.54%
Digestive diseases 1 0%
Fire 104 0.3%

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Highlights of Yemen 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 Yemen gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 86.87%86.87%
    • Fat : 24.02%24.02%
    • Plant protein : 10.06%10.06%
    • Animal protein : 3.10%3.10%
  • 24.05% increase in caloric supply : Currently Yemen gets 2223/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1792/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Sugar and Oils & Fats are three major diet compositions in Yemen
  • Wheat, Rice and Sorghum are three major Cereal preferences in Yemen
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Yemen average intake is 85.32 grams
  • Oranges & Mandarines, Grapes and Dates are three major Fruit Types Intake in Yemen
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Yemen average Fruit intake is 144.22grams
  • In Yemen, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 42.30% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Yemen 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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