Mauritania - Prevalence of Overweight Among Women

Since 2014, Mauritania Prevalence of Overweight Among Women jumped by 1.5points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 129 among other countries in Prevalence of Overweight Among Women at 44.1 Percent of Female Adults. Mauritania is overtaken by Malaysia, which was number 128 at 44.9 Percent of Female Adults and is followed by Cameroon with 43.4 Percent of Female Adults. Nauru topped the ranking with 89 Percent of Female Adults in 2019, an increase of 0.1points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bangladesh witnessed the best average annual growth at +2.4points per year, while Nauru witnessed the worst performance at +0.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Female Adults
2019 44.10
2018 43.50
2017 42.90
2016 42.30
2015 41.70
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How does Mauritania rank in Prevalence of Overweight Among Women?

# 188 Countries Percent of Female Adults Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
89.00 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
2 #2
Palau
86.70 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
128 #128
Malaysia
44.90 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.6 % View data
129 #129
Mauritania
44.10 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.5 % View data
130 #130
Cameroon
43.40 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.5 % View data
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