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Armenia

Armenian Obesity Stats

Definitions

  • Female obesity rate: Percentage of females older than 14 who are obese, meaning their Body Mass Index (BMI) exceeds 30.
  • Obesity rate (men): Percentage of males aged over 15 years who are obese. The World Health Organization defines obesity as a body mass index over 30. The average BMI is 18.5 to 24.9.
  • Obesity rate (women): Percentage of females aged over 15 years who are obese. The World Health Organization defines obesity as a body mass index over 30. The average BMI is 18.5 to 24.9.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Female obesity rate 14% 2001 5th out of 13
Obesity rate (men) 15.5% 2005 11th out of 20
Obesity rate (women) 15.5% 2005 11th out of 20

Citation

"Armenia Obesity Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Armenia/Health/Diseases/Obesity