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

Since 2014, South Korea Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over rose 2.8points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 154 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Males Aged 18 or over with 4.7 Percent of Men Aged 18+. South Korea is overtaken by Ghana, which was ranked number 153 with 4.9 Percent of Men Aged 18+ and is followed by Angola with 4.4 Percent of Men Aged 18+. Nauru topped the ranking with 59.9 Percent of Men Aged 18+ in 2019, that is +0.7points compared to 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 4.70
2018 4.60
2017 4.50
2016 4.40
2015 4.30
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How does South Korea 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
153 #153
Ghana
4.90 % 2019 +2.1 % +3.6 % View data
154 #154
South Korea
4.70 % 2019 +2.2 % +2.8 % View data
155 #155
Angola
4.40 % 2019 +2.3 % +4.1 % View data
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