Thematic Map > Obesity - adult prevalence rate - World

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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.

Description: The map displayed here shows how Obesity - adult prevalence rate varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2017

See also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate bar chart

 

CountryObesity - adult prevalence rate (%)Year
Palau472014
Nauru452014
Samoa422014
Tonga412014
Qatar412014
Kiribati402014
Tuvalu402014
Kuwait382014
Bahamas, The372014
Fiji362014
United States352014
United Arab Emirates352014
Bahrain342014
Saudi Arabia342014
Barbados332014
Vanuatu332014
Trinidad and Tobago322014
Andorra322014
Libya322014
Antigua and Barbuda312014
Lebanon312014
New Zealand312014
Canada302014
Australia302014
United Kingdom302014
Turkey292014
Malta292014
Chile292014
Saint Kitts and Nevis282014
Jordan282014
Egypt282014
Mexico282014
Uruguay282014
Lithuania282014
Slovakia272014
Slovenia272014
Cuba272014
Tunisia272014
Saint Lucia272014
Ireland272014
Poland272014
Seychelles272014
Jamaica272014
Panama272014
Oman272014
Argentina272014
Spain272014
Russia262014
Suriname262014
Hungary262014
Dominica262014
Israel262014
France262014
Croatia262014
Bulgaria262014
Latvia262014
South Africa262014
Papua New Guinea262014
Belarus252014
Greece252014
Solomon Islands252014
Iran252014
Luxembourg252014
Norway252014
Grenada252014
Estonia252014
Venezuela242014
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines242014
Costa Rica242014
Iceland242014
Italy242014
Algeria242014
Kazakhstan242014
Romania232014
Dominican Republic232014
Finland232014
Germany232014
Azerbaijan222014
Belgium222014
Georgia222014
Portugal222014
Sweden222014
Netherlands222014
Guyana222014
Morocco222014
Ukraine222014
Syria222014
Montenegro212014
Iraq212014
Serbia212014
Denmark212014
Switzerland212014
Macedonia212014
Colombia212014
Belize212014
Peru202014
Austria202014
Brazil202014
El Salvador202014
Armenia202014
Botswana202014
Bosnia and Herzegovina192014
Mauritius192014
Turkmenistan192014
Brunei192014
Albania182014
Ecuador182014
Namibia172014
Guatemala162014
Honduras162014
Equatorial Guinea162014
Gabon162014
Bolivia162014
Moldova162014
Mongolia162014
Nicaragua162014
Paraguay152014
Swaziland152014
Uzbekistan142014
Yemen142014
Kyrgyzstan132014
Malaysia132014
Tajikistan122014
Lesotho122014
Cape Verde122014
Ghana112014
Haiti112014
Sao Tome and Principe112014
Congo, Republic of the102014
Nigeria102014
Cameroon102014
Thailand92014
Gambia, The92014
Mauritania92014
Djibouti92014
Angola92014
Zimbabwe82014
Senegal82014
Benin82014
Cote d'Ivoire82014
China72014
Zambia72014
Singapore72014
Sri Lanka72014
Chad72014
Sierra Leone72014
Sudan72014
Togo62014
Korea, South62014
Guinea-Bissau62014
Kenya62014
Bhutan62014
Guinea62014
Tanzania62014
Comoros62014
Liberia62014
Mali62014
Indonesia62014
Burkina Faso52014
Pakistan52014
Philippines52014
India52014
Madagascar52014
Mozambique52014
Central African Republic42014
Malawi42014
Uganda42014
Somalia42014
Niger42014
Congo, Democratic Republic of the42014
Japan42014
Vietnam42014
Eritrea32014
Ethiopia32014
Bangladesh32014
Rwanda32014
Laos32014
Nepal32014
Cambodia32014
Burma32014
Korea, North32014
Afghanistan22014
Burundi22014
East Timor22014