South Africa - Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, South Africa Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over rose 3.1points year on year. In 2019, the country was number 103 among other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over with 16.5 Percent of Men Aged 18+. South Africa is overtaken by Honduras, which was ranked number 102 at 16.7 Percent of Men Aged 18+ and is followed by Jamaica with 16.4 Percent of Men Aged 18+. Nauru topped the ranking with 59.9 Percent of Men Aged 18+ in 2019, a growth of 0.7points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Vietnam recorded the best 5 years average growth at +6.7points per year, while Nauru witnessed the worst performance at +0.7points per year.

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Date Percent of Men Aged 18+
2019 16.50
2018 16.10
2017 15.70
2016 15.40
2015 14.80
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How does South Africa rank in Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over?

# 188 Countries Percent of Men Aged 18+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
59.90 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
2 #2
Palau
53.60 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.2 % View data
102 #102
Honduras
16.70 % 2019 +2.5 % +2.9 % View data
103 #103
South Africa
16.50 % 2019 +2.5 % +3.0 % View data
104 #104
Jamaica
16.40 % 2019 +2.5 % +3.1 % View data
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