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Eurozone 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 Malta 28.8% 2008
2 Slovenia 28.6% 2008
3 Spain 26.6% 2008
4 Luxembourg 26% 2008
5 Cyprus 25.5% 2008
6 Slovakia 25.4% 2008
7 Ireland 25.2% 2008
8 Germany 25.1% 2008
9 Latvia 24.9% 2008
10 Portugal 24% 2008
11 Finland 23% 2008
12 Belgium 22.1% 2008
13 Austria 20.9% 2008
14 Estonia 20.6% 2008
15 Greece 20.1% 2008
16 Italy 19.8% 2008
17 Netherlands 18.8% 2008
18 France 18.2% 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/Eurozone/People/Obesity/Adult-obesity-rate

Eurozone Compared by People > Obesity > Adult obesity rate

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Interesting observations about People > Obesity > Adult obesity rate

  • 2 of the top 3 countries by obesity > adult obesity rate are Christian.
  • Tonga has ranked in the top 3 for obesity > adult obesity rate since 2000.
  • 42 of the top 106 countries by obesity > adult obesity rate are European.
  • United States ranked first for obesity > adult obesity rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2008.
  • Czech Republic ranked first for obesity > adult obesity rate amongst Non-religious countries in 2008.
  • 28 of the top 94 countries by obesity > adult obesity rate are Cold countries'.
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