Iraq - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Iraq Prevalence of Overweight jumped by 0.8points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 22 among other countries in Prevalence of Overweight at 66 Percent of Adult Population. Iraq is overtaken by Mexico, which was number 21 with 66.3 Percent of Adult Population and is followed by Australia with 65.7 Percent of Adult Population. Nauru topped the ranking with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, a growth of 0.2points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Laos recorded the best 5 years average growth at +2.7points per year, while Nauru recorded the worst performance at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 66.00
2018 65.50
2017 65.00
2016 64.60
2015 64.10
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How does Iraq rank in Prevalence of Overweight?

# 188 Countries Percent of Adult Population Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
89.00 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
2 #2
Palau
86.20 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
21 #21
Mexico
66.30 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.7 % View data
22 #22
Iraq
66.00 % 2019 +0.8 % +0.8 % View data
23 #23
Australia
65.70 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.7 % View data
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