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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.


Country Comparison to the World

CountryOBESITY - ADULT PREVALENCE RATE(%)
Afghanistan 2.4% (2014)
Albania 18.1% (2014)
Algeria 23.6% (2014)
Andorra 32.1% (2014)
Angola 8.5% (2014)
Antigua and Barbuda 31% (2014)
Argentina 26.5% (2014)
Armenia 19.9% (2014)
Australia 29.9% (2014)
Austria 20.1% (2014)
Azerbaijan 22.2% (2014)
Bahamas, The 36.6% (2014)
Bahrain 34.1% (2014)
Bangladesh 3.3% (2014)
Barbados 33.2% (2014)
Belarus 25.2% (2014)
Belgium 22.1% (2014)
Belize 20.6% (2014)
Benin 8.1% (2014)
Bhutan 5.9% (2014)
Bolivia 15.8% (2014)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 19.2% (2014)
Botswana 19.5% (2014)
Brazil 20.1% (2014)
Brunei 18.6% (2014)
Bulgaria 25.6% (2014)
Burkina Faso 5.2% (2014)
Burma 2.9% (2014)
Burundi 2.1% (2014)
Cabo Verde 11.7% (2014)
Cambodia 2.9% (2014)
Cameroon 9.6% (2014)
Canada 30.1% (2014)
Central African Republic 4.4% (2014)
Chad 6.6% (2014)
Chile 28.5% (2014)
China 7.3% (2014)
Colombia 20.7% (2014)
Comoros 5.8% (2014)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 3.7% (2014)
Congo, Republic of the 9.7% (2014)
Cook Islands 50% (2014)
Costa Rica 24% (2014)
Cote d'Ivoire 8% (2014)
Croatia 25.6% (2014)
Cuba 27.2% (2014)
Cyprus 24.5% (2014)
Czechia 29.1% (2014)
Denmark 21% (2014)
Djibouti 8.5% (2014)
Dominica 25.9% (2014)
Dominican Republic 23% (2014)
Ecuador 18% (2014)
Egypt 27.7% (2014)
El Salvador 20.1% (2014)
Equatorial Guinea 16.2% (2014)
Eritrea 3.4% (2014)
Estonia 24.5% (2014)
Ethiopia 3.3% (2014)
Fiji 35.9% (2014)
Finland 22.8% (2014)
France 25.7% (2014)
Gabon 15.8% (2014)
Gambia, The 9.1% (2014)
Georgia 22.1% (2014)
Germany 22.7% (2014)
Ghana 10.9% (2014)
Greece 25.1% (2014)
Grenada 24.6% (2014)
Guatemala 16.4% (2014)
Guinea-Bissau 6.3% (2014)
Guinea 5.9% (2014)
Guyana 21.9% (2014)
Haiti 10.7% (2014)
Honduras 16.3% (2014)
Hungary 26% (2014)
Iceland 23.9% (2014)
India 4.7% (2014)
Indonesia 5.7% (2014)
Iran 24.9% (2014)
Iraq 21.2% (2014)
Ireland 27% (2014)
Israel 25.8% (2014)
Italy 23.7% (2014)
Jamaica 26.8% (2014)
Japan 3.5% (2014)
Jordan 28.1% (2014)
Kazakhstan 23.5% (2014)
Kenya 5.9% (2014)
Kiribati 40.1% (2014)
Korea, North 2.5% (2014)
Korea, South 6.3% (2014)
Kuwait 38.3% (2014)
Kyrgyzstan 13.3% (2014)
Laos 3% (2014)
Latvia 25.6% (2014)
Lebanon 30.8% (2014)
Lesotho 11.9% (2014)
Liberia 5.8% (2014)
Libya 31.9% (2014)
Lithuania 27.5% (2014)
Luxembourg 24.8% (2014)
Macedonia 20.8% (2014)
Madagascar 4.6% (2014)
Malawi 4.3% (2014)
Malaysia 12.9% (2014)
Maldives 7% (2014)
Mali 5.7% (2014)
Malta 28.7% (2014)
Marshall Islands 42.3% (2014)
Mauritania 8.6% (2014)
Mauritius 18.8% (2014)
Mexico 27.6% (2014)
Micronesia, Federated States of 33.2% (2014)
Moldova 15.7% (2014)
Mongolia 15.7% (2014)
Montenegro 21.4% (2014)
Morocco 21.7% (2014)
Mozambique 4.5% (2014)
Namibia 16.8% (2014)
Nauru 45.1% (2014)
Nepal 2.9% (2014)
Netherlands 21.9% (2014)
New Zealand 30.6% (2014)
Nicaragua 15.5% (2014)
Nigeria 9.7% (2014)
Niger 3.7% (2014)
Niue 42.5% (2014)
Norway 24.8% (2014)
Oman 26.5% (2014)
Pakistan 4.8% (2014)
Palau 47.1% (2014)
Panama 26.5% (2014)
Papua New Guinea 25.5% (2014)
Paraguay 15.1% (2014)
Peru 20.4% (2014)
Philippines 4.7% (2014)
Poland 27% (2014)
Portugal 22.1% (2014)
Qatar 41% (2014)
Romania 23.4% (2014)
Russia 26.2% (2014)
Rwanda 3.3% (2014)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 28.4% (2014)
Saint Lucia 27% (2014)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 24.1% (2014)
Samoa 41.6% (2014)
Sao Tome and Principe 10.6% (2014)
Saudi Arabia 33.7% (2014)
Senegal 8.3% (2014)
Serbia 21.1% (2014)
Seychelles 26.9% (2014)
Sierra Leone 6.6% (2014)
Singapore 6.8% (2014)
Slovakia 27.4% (2014)
Slovenia 27.4% (2014)
Solomon Islands 25% (2014)
Somalia 3.9% (2014)
South Africa 25.6% (2014)
South Sudan 6.6% (2014)
Spain 26.5% (2014)
Sri Lanka 6.8% (2014)
Sudan 6.6% (2014)
Suriname 26.1% (2014)
Swaziland 14.8% (2014)
Sweden 22% (2014)
Switzerland 21% (2014)
Syria 21.6% (2014)
Tajikistan 12% (2014)
Tanzania 5.9% (2014)
Thailand 9.2% (2014)
Timor-Leste 1.8% (2014)
Togo 6.4% (2014)
Tonga 41.1% (2014)
Trinidad and Tobago 32.3% (2014)
Tunisia 27.1% (2014)
Turkey 29.4% (2014)
Turkmenistan 18.8% (2014)
Tuvalu 39.6% (2014)
Uganda 3.9% (2014)
Ukraine 21.7% (2014)
United Arab Emirates 34.5% (2014)
United Kingdom 29.8% (2014)
United States 35% (2014)
Uruguay 27.6% (2014)
Uzbekistan 14.3% (2014)
Vanuatu 32.9% (2014)
Venezuela 24.3% (2014)
Vietnam 3.5% (2014)
Yemen 14.2% (2014)
Zambia 7.2% (2014)
Zimbabwe 8.4% (2014)
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