Ireland - Obesity Prevalence

At 23 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2017, the country was ranked number 6 comparing other countries in Obesity Prevalence. Ireland is overtaken by United Kingdom, which was ranked number 5 with 26.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Russia with 21.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States topped 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 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+
2017 23.00
2016
2015 23.00
2014
2013
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How does Ireland 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
5 #5
United Kingdom
26.90 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
6 #6
Ireland
23.00 % 2017 NA NA View data
7 #7
Russia
21.90 % 2019 +0.5 % -0.4 % View data
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