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Field Listing :: Obesity - adult prevalence rate
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 Ranking

By Country Listing of the values for the Obesity - adult prevalence rate field
Country Obesity - adult prevalence rate
Afghanistan
5.5% (2016)
Albania
21.7% (2016)
Algeria
27.4% (2016)
Andorra
25.6% (2016)
Angola
8.2% (2016)
Antigua and Barbuda
18.9% (2016)
Argentina
28.3% (2016)
Armenia
20.2% (2016)
Australia
29% (2016)
Austria
20.1% (2016)
Azerbaijan
19.9% (2016)
Bahamas, The
31.6% (2016)
Bahrain
29.8% (2016)
Bangladesh
3.6% (2016)
Barbados
23.1% (2016)
Belarus
24.5% (2016)
Belgium
22.1% (2016)
Belize
24.1% (2016)
Benin
9.6% (2016)
Bhutan
6.4% (2016)
Bolivia
20.2% (2016)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
17.9% (2016)
Botswana
18.9% (2016)
Brazil
22.1% (2016)
Brunei
14.1% (2016)
Bulgaria
25% (2016)
Burkina Faso
5.6% (2016)
Burma
5.8% (2016)
Burundi
5.4% (2016)
Cabo Verde
11.8% (2016)
Cambodia
3.9% (2016)
Cameroon
11.4% (2016)
Canada
29.4% (2016)
Central African Republic
7.5% (2016)
Chad
6.1% (2016)
Chile
28% (2016)
China
6.2% (2016)
Colombia
22.3% (2016)
Comoros
7.8% (2016)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
6.7% (2016)
Congo, Republic of the
9.6% (2016)
Cook Islands
55.9% (2016)
Costa Rica
25.7% (2016)
Cote d'Ivoire
10.3% (2016)
Croatia
24.4% (2016)
Cuba
24.6% (2016)
Cyprus
21.8% (2016)
Czechia
26% (2016)
Denmark
19.7% (2016)
Djibouti
13.5% (2016)
Dominica
27.9% (2016)
Dominican Republic
27.6% (2016)
Ecuador
19.9% (2016)
Egypt
32% (2016)
El Salvador
24.6% (2016)
Equatorial Guinea
8% (2016)
Eritrea
5% (2016)
Estonia
21.2% (2016)
Eswatini
16.5% (2016)
Ethiopia
4.5% (2016)
Fiji
30.2% (2016)
Finland
22.2% (2016)
France
21.6% (2016)
Gabon
15% (2016)
Gambia, The
10.3% (2016)
Georgia
21.7% (2016)
Germany
22.3% (2016)
Ghana
10.9% (2016)
Greece
24.9% (2016)
Grenada
21.3% (2016)
Guatemala
21.2% (2016)
Guinea
7.7% (2016)
Guinea-Bissau
9.5% (2016)
Guyana
20.2% (2016)
Haiti
22.7% (2016)
Honduras
21.4% (2016)
Hungary
26.4% (2016)
Iceland
21.9% (2016)
India
3.9% (2016)
Indonesia
6.9% (2016)
Iran
25.8% (2016)
Iraq
30.4% (2016)
Ireland
25.3% (2016)
Israel
26.1% (2016)
Italy
19.9% (2016)
Jamaica
24.7% (2016)
Japan
4.3% (2016)
Jordan
35.5% (2016)
Kazakhstan
21% (2016)
Kenya
7.1% (2016)
Kiribati
46% (2016)
Korea, North
6.8% (2016)
Korea, South
4.7% (2016)
Kuwait
37.9% (2016)
Kyrgyzstan
16.6% (2016)
Laos
5.3% (2016)
Latvia
23.6% (2016)
Lebanon
32% (2016)
Lesotho
16.6% (2016)
Liberia
9.9% (2016)
Libya
32.5% (2016)
Lithuania
26.3% (2016)
Luxembourg
22.6% (2016)
Madagascar
5.3% (2016)
Malawi
5.8% (2016)
Malaysia
15.6% (2016)
Maldives
8.6% (2016)
Mali
8.6% (2016)
Malta
28.9% (2016)
Marshall Islands
52.9% (2016)
Mauritania
12.7% (2016)
Mauritius
10.8% (2016)
Mexico
28.9% (2016)
Micronesia, Federated States of
45.8% (2016)
Moldova
18.9% (2016)
Mongolia
20.6% (2016)
Montenegro
23.3% (2016)
Morocco
26.1% (2016)
Mozambique
7.2% (2016)
Namibia
17.2% (2016)
Nauru
61% (2016)
Nepal
4.1% (2016)
Netherlands
20.4% (2016)
New Zealand
30.8% (2016)
Nicaragua
23.7% (2016)
Niger
5.5% (2016)
Nigeria
8.9% (2016)
Niue
50% (2016)
North Macedonia
22.4% (2016)
Norway
23.1% (2016)
Oman
27% (2016)
Pakistan
8.6% (2016)
Palau
55.3% (2016)
Panama
22.7% (2016)
Papua New Guinea
21.3% (2016)
Paraguay
20.3% (2016)
Peru
19.7% (2016)
Philippines
6.4% (2016)
Poland
23.1% (2016)
Portugal
20.8% (2016)
Qatar
35.1% (2016)
Romania
22.5% (2016)
Russia
23.1% (2016)
Rwanda
5.8% (2016)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
22.9% (2016)
Saint Lucia
19.7% (2016)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
23.7% (2016)
Samoa
47.3% (2016)
Sao Tome and Principe
12.4% (2016)
Saudi Arabia
35.4% (2016)
Senegal
8.8% (2016)
Serbia
21.5% (2016)
Seychelles
14% (2016)
Sierra Leone
8.7% (2016)
Singapore
6.1% (2016)
Slovakia
20.5% (2016)
Slovenia
20.2% (2016)
Solomon Islands
22.5% (2016)
Somalia
8.3% (2016)
South Africa
28.3% (2016)
South Sudan
6.6% (2014)
Spain
23.8% (2016)
Sri Lanka
5.2% (2016)
Sudan
6.6% (2014)
Suriname
26.4% (2016)
Sweden
20.6% (2016)
Switzerland
19.5% (2016)
Syria
27.8% (2016)
Tajikistan
14.2% (2016)
Tanzania
8.4% (2016)
Thailand
10% (2016)
Timor-Leste
3.8% (2016)
Togo
8.4% (2016)
Tonga
48.2% (2016)
Trinidad and Tobago
18.6% (2016)
Tunisia
26.9% (2016)
Turkey
32.1% (2016)
Turkmenistan
18.6% (2016)
Tuvalu
51.6% (2016)
Uganda
5.3% (2016)
Ukraine
24.1% (2016)
United Arab Emirates
31.7% (2016)
United Kingdom
27.8% (2016)
United States
36.2% (2016)
Uruguay
27.9% (2016)
Uzbekistan
16.6% (2016)
Vanuatu
25.2% (2016)
Venezuela
25.6% (2016)
Vietnam
2.1% (2016)
Yemen
17.1% (2016)
Zambia
8.1% (2016)
Zimbabwe
15.5% (2016)