Australia - Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, Australia Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over grew 1.6points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 52 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over at 29.6 Percent. Australia is overtaken by United Kingdom, which was number 51 with 29.8 Percent and is followed by Venezuela at 29.4 Percent. Nauru ranked the highest with 63.9 Percent in 2019, that is an increase of 0.3points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bangladesh recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4.2points per year, while Nauru recorded the worst performance at +0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 29.60
2018 29.20
2017 28.80
2016 28.40
2015 27.90
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How does Australia rank in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over?

# 188 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
63.90 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
2 #2
Palau
60.00 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
51 #51
United Kingdom
29.80 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.6 % View data
52 #52
Australia
29.60 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.6 % View data
53 #53
Venezuela
29.40 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.1 % View data
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