Definition: This entry gives the percent of a country's population considered to be obese. Obesity is defined as an adult having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater to or equal to 30.0. BMI is calculated by taking a person's weight in kg and dividing it by the person's squared height in meters.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2020See also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate map
Obesity and overweight breaks scales in all countries: 30% of world population
Uruguay News - 1/15/2022 12:00:00 AM
In the same period, rates of global obesity and excessive weight surged 28% in adults and 47% in children. The researchers consulted statistics ... the world's obese are from just 10 countries ...
This Is the Most Obese Country in the World
24/7 Wall St on MSN.com - 1/5/2022 5:45:46 PM
It is a small country in Micronesia, northwest of Australia. Its population is just shy of 11,000 people. Given its population, Nauru really does not have enough people to make a fair comparison to larger countries.
Dementia Rates Around the World Could Triple by 2050
Yahoo - 1/6/2022 11:36:00 PM
This comprehensive new forecast—which predicted prevalence rates for 195 countries—is an urgent warning for the world to address ... dementia risk factors like obesity, high blood sugar ...
The Right to Healthy Food: Comorbidities and COVID-19
Countercurrents - 1/15/2022 6:14:00 AM
In early 2020, we saw the beginning of the COVID-19 ‘pandemic’. The world went into lockdown and even after lockdowns in various countries had been lifted,
Correlation Of Pakistani Diet And The Disease Burden Of The Country
ProPakistani - 1/15/2022 8:00:00 AM
A healthy population contributes significantly to the socio-economic development of the country. This is particularly because a healthy population is more productive, earns more income, and lives a good quality of life.
Study estimates the global prevalence of dementia in 2050
News Medical - 1/6/2022 12:00:00 AM
The number of adults ... for 195 countries worldwide, and is published in The Lancet Public Health. The study also looks at four risk factors for dementia—smoking, obesity, high blood sugar ...
Disparities in the Arab Region: Hunger Doubles, Indebtedness Triggers, Recovery Uneven
Inter Press Service - 1/12/2022 12:39:00 PM
The panorama is bleak: hunger in the Arab region continues to rise, with more than 90% increase since 2000, while indebtedness is growing, and the economic recovery is tenuous and uneven. The 2021 Near East and North Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition shows that the number of hungry people in the region
Nearly 153 Million Adults Will Have Dementia Worldwide By 2050, Study Predicts
Forbes - 1/10/2022 6:03:00 PM
The number of adults worldwide with dementia ... researchers said. The rate of dementia is projected to rise in every country, ranging from a 1,926% increase in Qatar to a 27% increase in Japan ...