South Korea - Obese Population (Self-Reported)

Since 2014, South Korea Obese Population (Self-Reported) jumped by 7.5points year on year. At 4.6 Percent of Men in 2019, the country was ranked number 21 comparing other countries in Obese Population (Self-Reported). United States ranked the highest with 31.2 Percent of Men in 2019, a growth of 1points compared to 2018. Iceland, Estonia and Canada respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +7.5points per year, while Israel witnessed the worst performance at -2.5points per year.

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Date Percent of Men
2019 4.60
2018 4.40
2017 4.40
2016 4.00
2015 3.50
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How does South Korea rank in Obese Population (Self-Reported)?

# 21 Countries Percent of Men Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
31.20 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.3 % View data
2 #2
Iceland
25.40 % 2017 NA +3.6 % View data
20 #20
Chile
7.90 % 2015 NA NA View data
21 #21
South Korea
4.60 % 2019 +4.5 % +7.5 % View data
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