Malawi - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Malawi Prevalence of Overweight rose 1.8points year on year. At 24.5 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, the country was ranked number 174 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Overweight. Nauru ranked the highest with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, that is +0.2points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Laos witnessed the best average annual 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 24.50
2018 24.10
2017 23.70
2016 23.40
2015 22.90
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How does Malawi 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
174 #174
Burkina Faso
24.50 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.3 % View data
174 #174
Malawi
24.50 % 2019 +1.7 % +1.8 % View data
176 #176
Afghanistan
24.30 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.3 % View data
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