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, 2018

See also: Obesity - adult prevalence rate bar chart

 

CountryObesity - adult prevalence rate (%)Year
Nauru612016
Palau552016
Tuvalu522016
Tonga482016
Samoa472016
Kiribati462016
Kuwait382016
United States362016
Jordan362016
Saudi Arabia352016
Qatar352016
Libya332016
Turkey322016
Lebanon322016
Egypt322016
United Arab Emirates322016
Bahamas, The322016
New Zealand312016
Iraq302016
Fiji302016
Bahrain302016
Canada292016
Australia292016
Malta292016
Mexico292016
Argentina282016
South Africa282016
Chile282016
Dominica282016
Uruguay282016
United Kingdom282016
Syria282016
Dominican Republic282016
Algeria272016
Oman272016
Tunisia272016
Suriname262016
Hungary262016
Lithuania262016
Israel262016
Morocco262016
Czech Republic262016
Iran262016
Costa Rica262016
Andorra262016
Venezuela262016
Ireland252016
Vanuatu252016
Bulgaria252016
Greece252016
Jamaica252016
El Salvador252016
Cuba252016
Belarus252016
Croatia242016
Belize242016
Ukraine242016
Spain242016
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines242016
Nicaragua242016
Latvia242016
Montenegro232016
Norway232016
Poland232016
Russia232016
Barbados232016
Saint Kitts and Nevis232016
Haiti232016
Panama232016
Luxembourg232016
Romania232016
Solomon Islands232016
Macedonia222016
Germany222016
Colombia222016
Finland222016
Brazil222016
Belgium222016
Iceland222016
Albania222016
Georgia222016
France222016
Serbia222016
Honduras212016
Grenada212016
Papua New Guinea212016
Guatemala212016
Estonia212016
Kazakhstan212016
Portugal212016
Mongolia212016
Sweden212016
Slovakia212016
Netherlands202016
Paraguay202016
Guyana202016
Armenia202016
Bolivia202016
Slovenia202016
Austria202016
Azerbaijan202016
Ecuador202016
Italy202016
Peru202016
Denmark202016
Saint Lucia202016
Switzerland202016
Antigua and Barbuda192016
Botswana192016
Moldova192016
Trinidad and Tobago192016
Turkmenistan192016
Bosnia and Herzegovina182016
Namibia172016
Yemen172016
Uzbekistan172016
Kyrgyzstan172016
Lesotho172016
Swaziland172016
Malaysia162016
Zimbabwe162016
Gabon152016
Tajikistan142016
Brunei142016
Seychelles142016
Djibouti142016
Mauritania132016
Sao Tome and Principe122016
Cape Verde122016
Cameroon112016
Ghana112016
Mauritius112016
Cote d'Ivoire102016
Gambia, The102016
Thailand102016
Liberia102016
Benin102016
Congo, Republic of the102016
Guinea-Bissau102016
Nigeria92016
Senegal92016
Sierra Leone92016
Pakistan92016
Mali92016
Togo82016
Tanzania82016
Somalia82016
Angola82016
Zambia82016
Equatorial Guinea82016
Comoros82016
Guinea82016
Central African Republic82016
Mozambique72016
Kenya72016
Indonesia72016
Korea, North72016
Congo, Democratic Republic of the72016
Sudan72014
Bhutan62016
Philippines62016
China62016
Chad62016
Singapore62016
Burma62016
Rwanda62016
Malawi62016
Burkina Faso62016
Niger62016
Afghanistan62016
Burundi52016
Madagascar52016
Laos52016
Uganda52016
Sri Lanka52016
Eritrea52016
Korea, South52016
Ethiopia52016
Japan42016
Nepal42016
India42016
Cambodia42016
East Timor42016
Bangladesh42016
Vietnam22016