South Korea - Self-Reported Overweight or Obese Population

Since 2014, South Korea Self-Reported Overweight or Obese Population jumped by 2.6points year on year. At 28.4 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, the country was ranked number 20 among other countries in Self-Reported Overweight or Obese Population. United States ranked the highest with 66.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, that is a growth of 0.6points versus 2018. Iceland, Finland and Turkey respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average growth at +2.6points per year, while Israel was the worst growing country at -1.4points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 28.40
2018 28.00
2017 27.70
2016 27.30
2015 26.10
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How does South Korea rank in Self-Reported Overweight or Obese Population?

# 20 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
66.10 % 2019 +0.6 % +0.6 % View data
2 #2
Iceland
65.40 % 2017 NA +0.7 % View data
19 #19
Switzerland
41.80 % 2017 NA +0.4 % View data
20 #20
South Korea
28.40 % 2019 +1.4 % +2.6 % View data
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