Ghana - Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, Ghana Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over rose 2.6points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 128 among other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over with 17.7 Percent. Nauru lead the ranking with 63.9 Percent in 2019, that is an increase of 0.3points compared to 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bangladesh witnessed the best average annual growth at +4.2points per year, while Nauru recorded the worst performance at +0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 17.70
2018 17.30
2017 16.90
2016 16.60
2015 16.10
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How does Ghana 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
127 #127
Sao Tome and Principe
18.00 % 2019 +2.3 % +2.5 % View data
128 #128
Ghana
17.70 % 2019 +2.3 % +2.6 % View data
128 #128
Tajikistan
17.70 % 2019 +2.3 % +2.7 % View data
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