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Zimbabwe Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 14.08 17.68 21.52
Global Rank 70th 68th 65th
Global Population Share 0.202% 0.226% 0.251%
Global Population Density 32.5 40.02 46.05
Global Population Density Rank 214th 216th 218th
Average Life Expectancy 52.97 62.58 65.39
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 194th 177th 176th
Fertility Rate 4.02 3.46 2.96
Fertility Rate Global Rank 48th 51st 51st
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Zimbabwe Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 64 0.2%
Diarrheal diseases 1858 5.69%
Lower respiratory infections 1889 5.79%
Neonatal infections 0 0%
Congenital birth defects 12 0.04%
Nutritional deficiencies 5432 16.65%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
HIV/AIDS 10910 33.44%
Malaria 266 0.82%
Cardiovascular disease 497 1.52%
Tuberculosis 1042 3.19%
Digestive diseases 84 0.26%
Road accidents 745 2.28%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 112 0.34%

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Highlights of Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 66.29%66.29%
    • Fat : 24.33%24.33%
    • Plant protein : 6.92%6.92%
    • Animal protein : 2.22%2.22%
  • 0.24% decrease in caloric supply : Currently Zimbabwe gets 2110/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 2115/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Zimbabwe
  • Maize, Wheat and Rice are three major Cereal preferences in Zimbabwe
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Zimbabwe average intake is 43.95 grams
  • Bananas, Oranges & Mandarines and Apples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Zimbabwe
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Zimbabwe average Fruit intake is 41.97grams
  • In Zimbabwe, average male height is in the decreasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 32.40% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Zimbabwe 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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