Iraq - Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, Iraq Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over jumped by 1.3points year on year. With 38.2 Percent in 2019, the country was number 20 among other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over. Iraq is overtaken by United States, which was number 19 at 38.5 Percent and is followed by Lebanon at 38 Percent. Nauru lead the ranking with 63.9 Percent in 2019, a growth of 0.3points versus 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 38.20
2018 37.80
2017 37.40
2016 37.00
2015 36.40
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How does Iraq 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
19 #19
United States
38.50 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
20 #20
Iraq
38.20 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.3 % View data
21 #21
Lebanon
38.00 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
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