Jordan - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Jordan Prevalence of Overweight was up 0.7points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 12 among other countries in Prevalence of Overweight with 71 Percent of Adult Population. Jordan is overtaken by Saudi Arabia, which was ranked number 11 at 71.1 Percent of Adult Population and is followed by United Arab Emirates with 69.3 Percent of Adult Population. Nauru ranked the highest with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, an increase 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 was the worst growing country at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 71.00
2018 70.50
2017 70.00
2016 69.60
2015 69.00
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How does Jordan 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
11 #11
Saudi Arabia
71.10 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
12 #12
Jordan
71.00 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
13 #13
United Arab Emirates
69.30 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.8 % View data
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