Denmark - Obesity Prevalence

In 2017, the country was number 10 comparing other countries in Obesity Prevalence with 16.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Denmark is overtaken by Colombia, which was number 9 at 18.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Netherlands with 14 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States lead the ranking with 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, that is an increase of 0.7points versus 2018. Mexico, New Zealand and Canada respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea witnessed the best average annual growth at +6.2points per year, while Iceland was the worst growing country at -2points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2017 16.80
2016
2015
2014 14.90
2013 14.20
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How does Denmark 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
9 #9
Colombia
18.70 % 2015 NA +2.5 % View data
10 #10
Denmark
16.80 % 2017 NA NA View data
11 #11
Netherlands
14.00 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.0 % View data
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