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Health > Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Compares the ratio of male to female BMI by countries, according to data gathered by researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The BMI (Body Mass Index) measures how appropiate is the weight of an individual compared to their height. The calculation is made measuring your weight in kilograms and dividing it twice by your height measured in metres. A high BMI (25 or more) is usually associated with a risk of suffering diverse health problems.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Croatia 1.31 2013
2 Albania 1.29 2013
3 Bulgaria 1.26 2013
4 Poland 1.26 2013
5 Czech Republic 1.26 2013
6 Italy 1.22 2013
7 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.21 2013
8 Estonia 1.21 2013
=9 Lithuania 1.19 2013
=9 Kazakhstan 1.19 2013
11 Hungary 1.18 2013
12 Lebanon 1.18 2013
13 Spain 1.17 2013
=14 Cameroon 1.17 2013
=14 Austria 1.17 2013
16 Portugal 1.17 2013
17 Belgium 1.16 2013
18 Germany 1.16 2013
19 Uruguay 1.16 2013
20 Japan 1.16 2013
21 Malta 1.16 2013
=22 Ireland 1.15 2013
=22 Romania 1.15 2013
24 Latvia 1.15 2013
25 India 1.15 2013
=26 Finland 1.15 2013
=26 Saudi Arabia 1.15 2013
28 Turkmenistan 1.14 2013
=29 Israel 1.14 2013
=29 Russia 1.14 2013
31 Netherlands 1.14 2013
=32 Norway 1.14 2013
=32 Ghana 1.14 2013
=34 Ukraine 1.14 2013
=34 Sweden 1.14 2013
36 Azerbaijan 1.14 2013
=37 Bahrain 1.13 2013
=37 Denmark 1.13 2013
=37 Jordan 1.13 2013
40 Vietnam 1.13 2013
41 Armenia 1.13 2013
=42 Maldives 1.13 2013
=42 Greece 1.13 2013
44 France 1.12 2013
45 United Kingdom 1.12 2013
46 Colombia 1.11 2013
47 South Korea 1.11 2013
=48 Canada 1.11 2013
=48 Oman 1.11 2013
50 Venezuela 1.11 2013
=51 Uzbekistan 1.11 2013
=51 Argentina 1.11 2013
53 Nigeria 1.1 2013
54 Costa Rica 1.1 2013
55 Kyrgyzstan 1.1 2013
56 Senegal 1.1 2013
=57 Thailand 1.1 2013
=57 Sri Lanka 1.1 2013
59 Cuba 1.09 2013
=60 Australia 1.09 2013
=60 Mexico 1.09 2013
62 Brazil 1.09 2013
63 China 1.08 2013
=64 Yemen 1.08 2013
=64 Iran 1.08 2013
=66 Vanuatu 1.08 2013
=66 Cambodia 1.08 2013
68 Niger 1.07 2013
69 United Arab Emirates 1.07 2013
70 New Zealand 1.07 2013
71 Bangladesh 1.07 2013
72 Iceland 1.07 2013
73 Madagascar 1.07 2013
74 Tunisia 1.07 2013
75 Kuwait 1.06 2013
76 United States 1.06 2013
77 Chad 1.06 2013
78 Burkina Faso 1.06 2013
79 Singapore 1.06 2013
=80 Ethiopia 1.05 2013
=80 Peru 1.05 2013
=80 Bhutan 1.05 2013
=83 East Timor 1.05 2013
=83 Somalia 1.05 2013
=83 Burundi 1.05 2013
=86 Liberia 1.05 2013
=86 Guinea-Bissau 1.05 2013
=86 North Korea 1.05 2013
89 Mauritius 1.05 2013
90 Sudan 1.05 2013
=91 Laos 1.05 2013
=91 Burma 1.05 2013
=93 Togo 1.05 2013
=93 Angola 1.05 2013
=93 Brunei 1.05 2013
=93 Djibouti 1.05 2013
97 Swaziland 1.04 2013
=98 Malaysia 1.04 2013
=98 Luxembourg 1.04 2013
=98 Cape Verde 1.04 2013
=98 Algeria 1.04 2013
=98 Switzerland 1.04 2013
=103 Botswana 1.04 2013
=103 Guatemala 1.04 2013
=103 Eritrea 1.04 2013
=103 Iraq 1.04 2013
=107 Georgia 1.04 2013
=107 Syria 1.04 2013
=107 Equatorial Guinea 1.04 2013
=110 Tajikistan 1.04 2013
=110 Slovakia 1.04 2013
=110 Ecuador 1.04 2013
=110 El Salvador 1.04 2013
=110 Moldova 1.04 2013
=110 Paraguay 1.04 2013
=110 Slovenia 1.04 2013
=110 Guyana 1.04 2013
=110 Honduras 1.04 2013
=119 Libya 1.04 2013
=119 Panama 1.04 2013
=119 Belize 1.04 2013
=119 Suriname 1.04 2013
=119 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.04 2013
=119 Grenada 1.04 2013
=125 The Bahamas 1.04 2013
=125 Cyprus 1.04 2013
=127 Qatar 1.04 2013
=127 Republic of Macedonia 1.04 2013
=127 Solomon Islands 1.04 2013
=130 Mauritania 1.04 2013
=130 Pakistan 1.04 2013
=132 Sierra Leone 1.04 2013
=132 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.04 2013
=134 Philippines 1.03 2013
=134 Comoros 1.03 2013
=136 Turkey 1.03 2013
=136 Afghanistan 1.03 2013
=136 Egypt 1.03 2013
139 Samoa 1.03 2013
140 Guinea 1.03 2013
141 Indonesia 1.03 2013
142 Gabon 1.03 2013
143 Nepal 1.03 2013
144 Fiji 1.02 2013
145 Gambia 1.02 2013
146 Nicaragua 1.02 2013
147 Kenya 1.02 2013
148 Bolivia 1.02 2013
149 Dominican Republic 1.01 2013
150 Malawi 1 2013
=151 Tanzania 1 2013
=151 Benin 1 2013
153 Namibia 1 2013
=154 Mozambique 1 2013
=154 Zambia 1 2013
=156 Federated States of Micronesia 0.999 2013
=156 South Africa 0.999 2013
158 Central African Republic 0.998 2013
159 Morocco 0.996 2013
160 Mali 0.994 2013
161 Chile 0.992 2013
162 Belarus 0.971 2013
163 Trinidad and Tobago 0.968 2013
164 Uganda 0.955 2013
165 Rwanda 0.953 2013
166 Saint Lucia 0.951 2013
167 Papua New Guinea 0.949 2013
168 Tonga 0.948 2013
169 Zimbabwe 0.941 2013
170 Barbados 0.94 2013
171 Haiti 0.924 2013
172 Mongolia 0.914 2013
173 Jamaica 0.899 2013
174 Lesotho 0.878 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Health > Diseases > Overweight > Ratio of male to female BMI. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", "Where are you on the global fat scale?". BBC. July 12, 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-16. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-12-439.pdf. Walpole et al., BMC Public Health 2012, 12:4. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Health/Diseases/Overweight/Ratio-of-male-to-female-BMI

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