Australia - Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, Australia Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over increased 1.8points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 14 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over with 31 Percent of Men Aged 18+. Australia is overtaken by New Zealand, which was ranked number 13 at 31.5 Percent of Men Aged 18+ and is followed by Canada at 30.9 Percent of Men Aged 18+. Nauru topped the ranking with 59.9 Percent of Men Aged 18+ in 2019, an increase of 0.7points compared to 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Vietnam recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.7points per year, while Nauru witnessed the worst performance at +0.7points per year.

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Date Percent of Men Aged 18+
2019 31.00
2018 30.50
2017 30.00
2016 29.60
2015 28.90
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How does Australia rank in Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over?

# 188 Countries Percent of Men Aged 18+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
59.90 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
2 #2
Palau
53.60 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
13 #13
New Zealand
31.50 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
14 #14
Australia
31.00 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.8 % View data
15 #15
Canada
30.90 % 2019 +1.6 % +1.9 % View data
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