Colombia - Obesity Prevalence

Since 2010, Colombia Obesity Prevalence rose 2.5points year on year. In 2015, the country was number 9 among other countries in Obesity Prevalence with 18.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Colombia is overtaken by Iceland, which was number 8 with 19 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Denmark with 16.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States ranked the highest with 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, that is +0.7points versus 2018. Mexico, New Zealand and Canada respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.2points per year, while Iceland witnessed the worst performance at -2points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2015 18.70
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How does Colombia rank 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
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
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