South Korea - Overweight or Obese Population

Since 2014, South Korea Overweight or Obese Population grew 2.1points year on year. At 40.7 Percent of Men in 2019, the country was number 10 comparing other countries in Overweight or Obese Population. South Korea is overtaken by Canada, which was number 9 at 63.9 Percent of Men and is followed by Japan at 31.2 Percent of Men. United States ranked the highest with 74.8 Percent of Men in 2019, that is +0.4points compared to 2018. Chile, Australia and Finland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +2.1points per year, while New Zealand witnessed the worst performance at -0.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Men
2019 40.70
2018 40.30
2017 39.70
2016 40.50
2015 38.50
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How does South Korea rank in Overweight or Obese Population?

# 11 Countries Percent of Men Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
74.80 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
2 #2
Chile
73.60 % 2016 NA NA View data
9 #9
Canada
63.90 % 2019 -0.5 % NA View data
10 #10
South Korea
40.70 % 2019 +1.0 % +2.1 % View data
11 #11
Japan
31.20 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.7 % View data
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