Obesity Prevalence

This key economic indicator for the Obesity sector has been recently updated.

  1. Netherlands Obesity Prevalence increased 1.5points in 2019, from a year earlier.
  2. Since 2010 Canada Obesity Prevalence rose 2points year on year close to 28.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+.
  3. In 2019 New Zealand was ranked number 3 in Obesity Prevalence.
  4. In 2016 Mexico was number 2 in Obesity Prevalence at 33.3 Percent of Persons Aged 15+, compared to 10 in 2015.

Top Countries in Obesity Prevalence

# 16 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
40.80 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
2 #2
Mexico
33.30 % 2016 NA NA View data
3 #3
New Zealand
32.50 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.7 % View data
4 #4
Canada
28.10 % 2015 NA +2.0 % View data
5 #5
United Kingdom
26.90 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
6 #6
Ireland
23.00 % 2017 NA NA View data
7 #7
Russia
21.90 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.4 % View data
8 #8
Iceland
19.00 % 2015 NA -2.0 % View data
9 #9
Colombia
18.70 % 2015 NA +2.5 % View data
10 #10
Denmark
16.80 % 2017 NA NA View data
11 #11
Netherlands
14.00 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.0 % View data
12 #12
Sweden
13.30 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.7 % View data
13 #13
Norway
12.00 % 2015 NA NA View data
14 #14
Italy
9.90 % 2019 +0.0 % -0.8 % View data
15 #15
South Korea
5.80 % 2019 +1.8 % +6.2 % View data
16 #16
Japan
4.20 % 2019 +2.4 % +1.5 % View data

Source: OECD

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