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 to the World

CountryOBESITY - 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-Bissau 9.5% (2016)
Guinea 7.7% (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)
Macedonia 22.4% (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)
Nigeria 8.9% (2016)
Niger 5.5% (2016)
Niue 50% (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)