New Zealand - Obesity Prevalence

Since 2014, New Zealand Obesity Prevalence grew 1.7points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 3 comparing other countries in Obesity Prevalence at 32.5 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. New Zealand is overtaken by Mexico, which was ranked number 2 with 33.3 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Canada at 28.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States lead the ranking with 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, that is an increase of 0.7points compared to 2018. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.2points per year, while Iceland was the worst growing country at -2points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 32.50
2018 32.30
2017 32.20
2016 31.60
2015 30.70
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How does New Zealand rank in Obesity Prevalence?

# 16 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
40.80 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
2 #2
Mexico
33.30 % 2016 NA NA View data
3 #3
New Zealand
32.50 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.7 % View data
4 #4
Canada
28.10 % 2015 NA +2.0 % View data
5 #5
United Kingdom
26.90 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
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