Prevalence of Overweight in Women (Weight for Height)

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

  1. In 2014, Prevalence of Overweight in Women (Weight for Height) in Kuwait was up 13.2points compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 Senegal Prevalence of Overweight in Women (Weight for Height) rose 22.7points year on year totalising 2.5 Percent of Children Under 5.
  3. In 2016 Ethiopia was ranked number 4 in Prevalence of Overweight in Women (Weight for Height).
  4. In 2015 Guatemala was ranked number 3 in Prevalence of Overweight in Women (Weight for Height) reaching 4.8 Percent of Children Under 5, compared to 5 in 2014.

Top Countries in Prevalence of Overweight in Women (Weight for Height)

# 11 Countries Percent of Children Under 5 Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Chile
8.70 % 2014 -8.4 % NA View data
2 #2
Kuwait
8.60 % 2014 +13.2 % +1.5 % View data
3 #3
Guatemala
4.80 % 2015 NA NA View data
4 #4
Chad
2.80 % 2015 NA -1.4 % View data
4 #4
Ethiopia
2.80 % 2016 NA +5.9 % View data
6 #6
Senegal
2.50 % 2019 NA +22.7 % View data
7 #7
Togo
2.20 % 2014 NA NA View data
8 #8
Cambodia
1.80 % 2014 NA NA View data
9 #9
Ghana
1.60 % 2014 NA NA View data
10 #10
Nigeria
1.60 % 2019 -11.1 % -1.2 % View data
11 #11
Bangladesh
1.50 % 2014 -25.0 % NA View data

Source: World Bank

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