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Emerging markets Compared by People > Obesity > Adult obesity rate

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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Mexico 32.1% 2008
2 South Africa 31.3% 2008
3 Venezuela 30.3% 2008
4 Argentina 29.7% 2008
5 Chile 29.4% 2008
6 Turkey 27.8% 2008
=7 Hungary 27.6% 2008
=7 Lithuania 27.6% 2008
9 Russia 26.5% 2008
10 Poland 25.3% 2008
11 Latvia 24.9% 2008
12 Bulgaria 23.7% 2008
13 Ukraine 21.3% 2008
14 Estonia 20.6% 2008
15 Romania 19.1% 2008
16 Brazil 18.8% 2008
17 Colombia 17.3% 2008
18 Peru 15.7% 2008
19 Malaysia 14% 2008
20 Thailand 8.8% 2008
21 Philippines 6.3% 2008
22 China 5.7% 2008
23 Pakistan 5.5% 2008
24 Indonesia 4.8% 2008
25 India 1.9% 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Obesity > Adult prevalence rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Emerging-markets/People/Obesity/Adult-obesity-rate

Emerging markets Compared by People > Obesity > Adult obesity rate

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