Iceland - Obesity Prevalence

Since 2010, Iceland Obesity Prevalence decreased by 2points year on year. With 19 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2015, the country was ranked number 8 among other countries in Obesity Prevalence. Iceland is overtaken by Russia, which was number 7 with 21.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Colombia with 18.7 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States topped the ranking with 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, an increase of 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 was the worst growing country at -2points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2015 19.00
2014
2013
2012 22.20
2011
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How does Iceland 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
7 #7
Russia
21.90 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.4 % View data
8 #8
Iceland
19.00 % 2015 NA -2.0 % View data
9 #9
Colombia
18.70 % 2015 NA +2.5 % View data
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