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Landlocked countries 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 Czech Republic 32.7% 2008
2 Hungary 27.6% 2008
3 Luxembourg 26% 2008
4 Slovakia 25.4% 2008
5 Andorra 25.2% 2008
6 Serbia 24.8% 2008
7 Belarus 24.3% 2008
8 Armenia 24% 2008
9 Azerbaijan 23.8% 2008
10 Kazakhstan 23.7% 2008
11 Moldova 21.2% 2008
12 Austria 20.9% 2008
13 Swaziland 19.7% 2008
=14 Paraguay 17.9% 2008
=14 Bolivia 17.9% 2008
16 Switzerland 17.5% 2008
17 Kyrgyzstan 15.5% 2008
18 Uzbekistan 15.1% 2008
19 Lesotho 14.6% 2008
20 Mongolia 14.4% 2008
21 Turkmenistan 13.2% 2008
22 Botswana 11.2% 2008
23 Tajikistan 8.6% 2008
24 Zimbabwe 7% 2008
25 Bhutan 5.3% 2008
=26 Uganda 4.3% 2008
=26 Rwanda 4.3% 2008
=26 Mali 4.3% 2008
=26 Malawi 4.3% 2008
30 Zambia 3.6% 2008
31 Central African Republic 3.5% 2008
32 Burundi 2.9% 2008
33 Chad 2.7% 2008
34 Laos 2.6% 2008
35 Niger 2.4% 2008
36 Burkina Faso 2.3% 2008
37 Afghanistan 2.2% 2008
38 Nepal 1.4% 2008
39 Ethiopia 1.1% 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/Landlocked-countries/People/Obesity/Adult-obesity-rate

Landlocked countries 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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