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Health > Diseases > Obesity > Obesity rate (men): Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Tonga 74.9% 2004
2 Samoa 66.3% 2002
3 Cook Islands 65.7% 2003
4 Nauru 60.5% 2004
5 Egypt 46.6% 2005
6 Saudi Arabia 44% 2000
7 United Arab Emirates 39.9% 2000
8 Iraq 38.2% 2006
9 Seychelles 35.2% 2004
10 Mexico 34.5% 2006
11 United States 33.2% 2004
12 Syria 27.7% 2003
13 South Africa 27.4% 2003
14 Guyana 26.9% 2000
15 Fiji 26.4% 2002
16 Australia 25.5% 2005
17 Israel 25.4% 2001
=18 Vanuatu 25.2% 2005
=18 Bosnia and Herzegovina 25.2% 2002
20 Chile 25% 2003
21 Oman 23.8% 2000
=22 Canada 23.2% 2004
=22 New Zealand 23.2% 2004
=24 Swaziland 23.1% 2007
=24 Bulgaria 23.1% 2001
26 United Kingdom 23% 2002
=27 Turkey 22.7% 2004
=27 Croatia 22.7% 2003
29 Malta 21.3% 2002
30 Germany 21.1% 2007
=31 Jordan 20.1% 2007
=31 Russia 20.1% 2005
33 Poland 19.9% 2001
=34 Argentina 19.4% 2006
=34 Zimbabwe 19.4% 2005
=36 Lithuania 19.2% 2006
=36 Iran 19.2% 2005
=38 Honduras 18.8% 2006
=38 Malaysia 18.8% 2003
40 Nicaragua 18.7% 2005
=41 Moldova 18.2% 2005
=41 Hungary 18.2% 2004
=41 Greece 18.2% 2003
44 Latvia 18.1% 2006
45 Azerbaijan 17.9% 2006
46 France 17.6% 2007
47 Mauritania 16.7% 2001
48 Colombia 16.6% 2005
49 Estonia 16.5% 2006
50 Czech Republic 16.3% 2002
51 Lesotho 16.1% 2005
52 Armenia 15.5% 2005
53 Bolivia 15.1% 2003
54 Slovakia 15% 2002
=55 Finland 14% 2007
=55 Sweden 14% 2007
57 Slovenia 13.8% 2001
58 Spain 13.5% 2003
=59 Portugal 13.4% 2005
=59 Belgium 13.4% 2004
61 Brazil 13.1% 2003
=62 Peru 12.5% 2006
=62 Mongolia 12.5% 2005
64 Iceland 12.3% 2002
65 Ireland 12% 2002
66 Netherlands 11.9% 2001
=67 Cyprus 11.8% 2003
=67 Cuba 11.8% 2001
69 Namibia 11.7% 2007
70 Ukraine 11.3% 2002
=71 Denmark 11% 2005
=71 Morocco 11% 2004
73 Turkmenistan 10.3% 2000
74 Thailand 10.2% 2003
75 Romania 9.5% 2000
76 Italy 8.9% 2004
=77 Cameroon 8.2% 2004
=77 Gabon 8.2% 2000
79 Ghana 8.1% 2003
80 Switzerland 7.5% 2002
81 Singapore 7.3% 2004
82 Senegal 7.2% 2005
83 Uzbekistan 7.1% 2002
=84 Haiti 6.3% 2006
=84 Kenya 6.3% 2003
86 Norway 5.9% 2002
=87 Benin 5.8% 2006
=87 Nigeria 5.8% 2003
89 Liberia 5.7% 2007
90 Mali 5.2% 2006
91 Tanzania 4.4% 2005
92 Uganda 4.1% 2006
93 Mozambique 3.9% 2003
94 Indonesia 3.6% 2001
=95 Eritrea 3.4% 2004
=95 China 3.4% 2002
97 Japan 3.3% 2001
98 Niger 3.2% 2006
=99 Guinea 3% 2005
=99 Zambia 3% 2002
101 India 2.8% 2006
=102 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.4% 2007
=102 Malawi 2.4% 2005
=102 Burkina Faso 2.4% 2003
105 Laos 1.6% 2000
106 Chad 1.5% 2004
107 Rwanda 1.3% 2000
108 Cambodia 1.2% 2006
109 Madagascar 1% 2004
110 Nepal 0.9% 2006
=111 Ethiopia 0.7% 2005
=111 Bangladesh 0.7% 2000
113 Vietnam 0.6% 2000

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