Mauritania - Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, Mauritania Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over was up 3.7points year on year. With 7.2 Percent of Men Aged 18+ in 2019, the country was number 130 among other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over. Mauritania is overtaken by Cape Verde, which was ranked number 129 with 7.5 Percent of Men Aged 18+ and is followed by Cameroon at 6.6 Percent of Men Aged 18+. Nauru ranked the highest with 59.9 Percent of Men Aged 18+ in 2019, that is an increase of 0.7points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Vietnam recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.7points per year, while Nauru witnessed the worst performance at +0.7points per year.

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Date Percent of Men Aged 18+
2019 7.20
2018 7.00
2017 6.80
2016 6.60
2015 6.30
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How does Mauritania rank in Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over?

# 188 Countries Percent of Men Aged 18+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
59.90 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
2 #2
Palau
53.60 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
129 #129
Cape Verde
7.50 % 2019 +2.7 % +3.9 % View data
130 #130
Mauritania
7.20 % 2019 +2.9 % +3.7 % View data
131 #131
Cameroon
6.60 % 2019 +3.1 % +3.7 % View data
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