Papua New Guinea - Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, Papua New Guinea Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over jumped by 2points year on year. At 27.1 Percent in 2019, the country was number 68 among other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over. Papua New Guinea is overtaken by Russian Federation, which was number 67 at 27.2 Percent and is followed by Antigua and Barbuda at 27 Percent. Nauru ranked the highest with 63.9 Percent in 2019, that is an increase of 0.3points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bangladesh recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4.2points per year, while Nauru witnessed the worst performance at +0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 27.10
2018 26.60
2017 26.20
2016 25.80
2015 25.10
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How does Papua New Guinea rank in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over?

# 188 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
63.90 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
2 #2
Palau
60.00 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
67 #67
Russian Federation
27.20 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.5 % View data
68 #68
Papua New Guinea
27.10 % 2019 +1.9 % +2.0 % View data
69 #69
Antigua and Barbuda
27.00 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.7 % View data
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