Japan - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Japan Prevalence of Overweight jumped by 1.3points year on year. At 28.1 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, the country was ranked number 162 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Overweight. Japan is overtaken by Comoros, which was number 161 with 28.2 Percent of Adult Population and is followed by Equatorial Guinea at 27.8 Percent of Adult Population. Nauru lead the ranking with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, +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 witnessed the worst performance at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 28.10
2018 27.80
2017 27.50
2016 27.20
2015 26.80
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How does Japan 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
161 #161
Comoros
28.20 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.6 % View data
162 #162
Japan
28.10 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.3 % View data
163 #163
Equatorial Guinea
27.80 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.7 % View data
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