Costa Rica - Prevalence of Overweight Among Women

Since 2014, Costa Rica Prevalence of Overweight Among Women increased 1points year on year. With 65.1 Percent of Female Adults in 2019, the country was ranked number 33 among other countries in Prevalence of Overweight Among Women. Costa Rica is overtaken by Suriname, which was ranked number 32 with 65.4 Percent of Female Adults and is followed by Jamaica at 64.7 Percent of Female Adults. Nauru lead the ranking with 89 Percent of Female Adults in 2019, that is an increase of 0.1points compared to 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 +2.4points per year, while Nauru was the worst growing country at +0.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Female Adults
2019 65.10
2018 64.50
2017 63.90
2016 63.30
2015 62.60
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How does Costa Rica rank in Prevalence of Overweight Among Women?

# 188 Countries Percent of Female Adults Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
89.00 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
2 #2
Palau
86.70 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
32 #32
Suriname
65.40 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
33 #33
Costa Rica
65.10 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.0 % View data
34 #34
Jamaica
64.70 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.9 % View data
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