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Former Soviet republics 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 Lithuania 27.6% 2008
2 Russia 26.5% 2008
3 Latvia 24.9% 2008
4 Belarus 24.3% 2008
5 Armenia 24% 2008
6 Azerbaijan 23.8% 2008
7 Kazakhstan 23.7% 2008
8 Georgia 22.1% 2008
9 Ukraine 21.3% 2008
10 Moldova 21.2% 2008
11 Estonia 20.6% 2008
12 Kyrgyzstan 15.5% 2008
13 Uzbekistan 15.1% 2008
14 Turkmenistan 13.2% 2008
15 Tajikistan 8.6% 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/Former-Soviet-republics/People/Obesity/Adult-obesity-rate

Former Soviet republics 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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