Sri Lanka - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Sri Lanka Prevalence of Overweight increased 2.3points year on year. At 24.6 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, the country was number 173 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Overweight. Sri Lanka is overtaken by Madagascar, which was number 172 with 25.1 Percent of Adult Population and is followed by Malawi with 24.5 Percent of Adult Population. Nauru ranked the highest with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, a growth of 0.2points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Laos recorded the best 5 years average growth at +2.7points per year, while Nauru recorded the worst performance at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 24.60
2018 24.10
2017 23.70
2016 23.30
2015 22.60
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How does Sri Lanka rank in Prevalence of Overweight?

# 188 Countries Percent of Adult Population Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
89.00 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
2 #2
Palau
86.20 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
172 #172
Madagascar
25.10 % 2019 +1.6 % +2.0 % View data
173 #173
Sri Lanka
24.60 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.3 % View data
174 #174
Burkina Faso
24.50 % 2019 +2.1 % +2.3 % View data
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