South Korea - Overweight or Obese Population (Self-Reported)

Since 2014, South Korea Overweight or Obese Population (Self-Reported) rose 2.9points year on year. At 36.6 Percent of Men in 2019, the country was number 20 comparing other countries in Overweight or Obese Population (Self-Reported). United States ranked the highest with 71.8 Percent of Men in 2019, a growth of 0.3points versus 2018. Iceland, Greece and Finland respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +2.9points per year, while Israel witnessed the worst performance at -0.9points per year.

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Date Percent of Men
2019 36.60
2018 36.00
2017 35.60
2016 34.90
2015 33.20
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How does South Korea rank in Overweight or Obese Population (Self-Reported)?

# 20 Countries Percent of Men Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
71.80 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
2 #2
Iceland
70.40 % 2017 NA +0.1 % View data
19 #19
Chile
44.70 % 2015 NA NA View data
20 #20
South Korea
36.60 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.9 % View data
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