Japan - Obesity Prevalence

Since 2014, Japan Obesity Prevalence jumped by 1.5points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 16 among other countries in Obesity Prevalence with 4.2 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States ranked the highest with 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, +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 witnessed the worst performance at -2points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 4.20
2018 4.10
2017 4.10
2016 4.20
2015 3.70
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How does Japan 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
15 #15
South Korea
5.80 % 2019 +1.8 % +6.2 % View data
16 #16
Japan
4.20 % 2019 +2.4 % +1.5 % View data
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