Kenya - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Kenya Prevalence of Overweight increased 1.9points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 168 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Overweight at 26.7 Percent of Adult Population. Kenya is overtaken by Laos, which was number 167 at 27.1 Percent of Adult Population and is followed by Rwanda at 26.5 Percent of Adult Population. Nauru ranked the highest with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, that is a growth of 0.2points compared to 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 recorded the worst performance at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 26.70
2018 26.30
2017 25.90
2016 25.50
2015 24.90
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How does Kenya 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
167 #167
Laos
27.10 % 2019 +2.3 % +2.7 % View data
168 #168
Kenya
26.70 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
169 #169
Democratic Republic of the Congo
26.50 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.9 % View data
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