Papua New Guinea - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Papua New Guinea Prevalence of Overweight grew 1.1points year on year. With 54.5 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, the country was number 105 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Overweight. Nauru lead 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 recorded the worst performance at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 54.50
2018 54.00
2017 53.40
2016 52.90
2015 52.20
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How does Papua New Guinea 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
105 #105
Bosnia and Herzegovina
54.50 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.9 % View data
105 #105
Papua New Guinea
54.50 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.1 % View data
107 #107
Barbados
53.90 % 2019 +0.9 % +1.1 % View data
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