Japan - Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, Japan Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over was up 2.2points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 187 among other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over at 3.9 Percent. Japan is overtaken by South Korea, which was number 186 at 5 Percent and is followed by Vietnam with 2.8 Percent. Nauru topped 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 recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4.2points per year, while Nauru was the worst growing country at +0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 3.90
2018 3.80
2017 3.80
2016 3.70
2015 3.60
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How does Japan 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
186 #186
South Korea
5.00 % 2019 +2.0 % +1.7 % View data
187 #187
Japan
3.90 % 2019 +2.6 % +2.2 % View data
188 #188
Vietnam
2.80 % 2019 +0.0 % +4.0 % View data
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