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People > Prevalence of overweight, male > % of children under 5: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Prevalence of overweight, male (% of children under 5). Prevalence of overweight children is the percentage of children under age 5 whose weight for height is more than two standard deviations above the median for the international reference population of the corresponding age as established by the WHO's new child growth standards released in 2006.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ukraine 27.3% 2000
2 Albania 23.3% 2009
3 Libya 23.2% 2007
4 Georgia 21.3% 2009
5 Comoros 21% 2000
6 South Africa 20.6% 2005
7 Egypt 19.8% 2008
8 Armenia 18.8% 2010
9 Montenegro 18.6% 2005
10 Syria 17.8% 2009
11 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16.7% 2012
12 Serbia 16.6% 2010
13 Republic of Macedonia 15.8% 2011
=14 Mongolia 15.6% 2005
=14 Iraq 15.6% 2006
16 Lebanon 15.3% 2004
17 Azerbaijan 14.9% 2006
=18 Bulgaria 14.8% 2004
=18 Kazakhstan 14.8% 2010
20 Algeria 13.4% 2005
21 Uzbekistan 13.1% 2006
22 Kyrgyzstan 12.7% 2006
23 Morocco 12.5% 2011
24 Equatorial Guinea 12% 2004
25 Indonesia 11.7% 2010
26 Benin 11.6% 2006
=27 Botswana 11.3% 2007
=27 Belarus 11.3% 2005
29 Sao Tome and Principe 11.1% 2008
30 South Sudan 10.7% 2006
31 Turkey 10.6% 2004
32 Malawi 10.3% 2010
=33 Argentina 10.2% 2005
=33 Kuwait 10.2% 2012
35 Swaziland 10.1% 2010
36 Sierra Leone 9.9% 2010
=37 Peru 9.8% 2008
=37 Chile 9.8% 2008
39 Canada 9.6% 1971
=40 Bolivia 9.2% 2008
=40 Gabon 9.2% 2012
=42 Dominican Republic 9% 2007
=42 Mexico 9% 2012
44 Moldova 8.9% 2005
45 Thailand 8.8% 2006
=46 Belize 8.6% 2011
=46 Romania 8.6% 2002
=46 Zambia 8.6% 2007
49 Tunisia 8.5% 2006
50 Republic of the Congo 8.4% 2005
51 Costa Rica 8.3% 2008
=52 South Korea 8.1% 2003
=52 Mozambique 8.1% 2011
=54 Cameroon 7.9% 2011
=54 Central African Republic 7.9% 2006
=54 Maldives 7.9% 2009
=54 Jordan 7.9% 2009
=54 United States 7.9% 2002
=59 Paraguay 7.8% 1990
=59 Uruguay 7.8% 2011
=61 Lesotho 7.7% 2009
=61 Djibouti 7.7% 2012
=63 China 7.5% 2010
=63 Bhutan 7.5% 2010
65 Tajikistan 7.2% 2005
66 Rwanda 7.1% 2010
67 Brazil 6.9% 2007
=68 Zimbabwe 6.7% 2010
=68 Nicaragua 6.7% 2006
70 Pakistan 6.6% 2011
=71 Madagascar 6.3% 2004
=71 Afghanistan 6.3% 2004
=71 El Salvador 6.3% 2008
=71 Saudi Arabia 6.3% 2005
=71 Honduras 6.3% 2006
76 Panama 6.2% 1997
=77 East Timor 6% 2009
=77 Tanzania 6% 2010
79 Ghana 5.8% 2008
80 Vietnam 5.5% 2010
=81 Vanuatu 5.4% 2007
=81 Colombia 5.4% 2010
=81 Fiji 5.4% 2004
84 Guatemala 5.3% 2009
85 Ecuador 5.2% 2004
=86 Barbados 5.1% 1981
=86 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.1% 2010
=88 Suriname 5% 2010
=88 Cote d'Ivoire 5% 2007
=90 Liberia 4.9% 2007
=90 Somalia 4.9% 2006
=90 Mali 4.9% 2006
=90 Guyana 4.9% 2009
=90 Namibia 4.9% 2007
=95 Philippines 4.7% 2011
=95 Kenya 4.7% 2009
=95 Czech Republic 4.7% 2001
98 Yemen 4.6% 2003
=99 Chad 4.5% 2004
=99 Uganda 4.5% 2011
101 Haiti 4.4% 2006
102 Papua New Guinea 4.2% 2005
103 Sudan 4.1% 2006
104 Trinidad and Tobago 3.8% 2000
=105 Niger 3.6% 2006
=105 Germany 3.6% 2005
107 Guinea 3.4% 2012
108 Jamaica 3.3% 2010
=109 Nigeria 3.2% 2011
=109 Hungary 3.2% 1984
=111 Burundi 3.1% 2010
=111 Singapore 3.1% 2000
113 The Gambia 2.9% 2006
=114 Burkina Faso 2.7% 2010
=114 Burma 2.7% 2009
116 Netherlands 2.5% 1980
117 Solomon Islands 2.3% 1989
118 India 2.2% 2006
119 Angola 2.1% 1996
=120 Cambodia 1.9% 2010
=120 Togo 1.9% 2010
=122 Eritrea 1.8% 2002
=122 Guinea-Bissau 1.8% 2008
=124 Ethiopia 1.7% 2011
=124 Bangladesh 1.7% 2011
=126 Nepal 1.5% 2011
=126 Oman 1.5% 2009
=126 Laos 1.5% 2006
129 Mauritania 1.1% 2012
130 Senegal 0.8% 2012
131 Sri Lanka 0.7% 2009
132 North Korea 0.0 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Prevalence of overweight, male > % of children under 5. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Health Organization, Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition. Country-level data are unadjusted data from national surveys, and thus may not be comparable across countries. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Prevalence-of-overweight,-male/%-of-children-under-5

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