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Health > Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Percentage of males older than 14 who are obese, meaning their Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds 30.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
=1 Cook Islands 56% 2003
=1 Nauru 56% 2004
3 Samoa 45% 2002
4 United States 31% 2004
5 Kuwait 28% 2000
=6 Greece 26% 2004
=6 Saudi Arabia 26% 2000
=6 United Arab Emirates 26% 2000
9 Malta 25% 2002
10 Bahrain 23% 1999
=11 Croatia 22% 2003
=11 New Zealand 22% 2003
13 Finland 21% 2001
14 Israel 20% 2001
=15 Australia 19% 2000
=15 Chile 19% 2003
=15 Mexico 19% 2000
=18 Hungary 17% 2004
=18 Uruguay 17% 1998
=18 Bosnia and Herzegovina 17% 2002
=18 Slovenia 17% 2001
=22 Canada 16% 2003
=22 Poland 16% 2000
24 Seychelles 15% 2004
=25 Czech Republic 14% 2002
=25 Ireland 14% 2002
=25 Estonia 14% 2004
=25 Lebanon 14% 1997
=25 Serbia and Montenegro 14% 2000
=25 Lithuania 14% 2004
=25 Germany 14% 2003
=32 Egypt 13% 1999
=32 Spain 13% 2003
=32 Turkey 13% 1997
=32 Dominican Republic 13% 1998
=36 Peru 12% 2000
=36 Latvia 12% 2004
=36 Belgium 12% 2004
=36 Iceland 12% 2002
=36 Vanuatu 12% 1998
=41 Sweden 10% 2003
=41 Denmark 10% 2000
=41 Fiji 10% 2002
=41 Netherlands 10% 2001
=45 Colombia 9% 2005
=45 Brazil 9% 2003
=45 Italy 9% 2003
=45 Romania 9% 1997
=45 South Africa 9% 1998
=50 Mauritius 8% 1998
=50 Morocco 8% 2000
=50 Switzerland 8% 2002
=53 Mongolia 7% 2006
=53 Norway 7% 1998
=55 Iran 6% 1999
=55 Tunisia 6% 1997
=57 Uzbekistan 5% 2002
=57 Singapore 5% 1998
=59 Japan 3% 2001
=59 Philippines 3% 1998
=61 China 2% 2002
=61 South Korea 2% 1998
=63 Laos 1% 2000
=63 Indonesia 1% 2001
65 India 0.0 1998

Citation

"All countries compared for Health > Diseases > Obesity > Male obesity rate", http://data.un.org/Data.aspx?d=GenderStat&f=inID%3a43, Prevalence of obesity among adults. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Diseases/Obesity/Male-obesity-rate

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