North Korea - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, North Korea Prevalence of Overweight rose 1.2points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 138 among other countries in Prevalence of Overweight with 33.4 Percent of Adult Population. Nauru topped the ranking with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, an increase of 0.2points versus 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 was the worst growing country at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 33.40
2018 33.10
2017 32.70
2016 32.40
2015 31.90
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How does North Korea 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
136 #136
Ghana
33.50 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.7 % View data
138 #138
North Korea
33.40 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.2 % View data
139 #139
Mauritius
33.30 % 2019 +1.2 % +1.2 % View data
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