Sri Lanka - Prevalence of Overweight Among Women

Since 2014, Sri Lanka Prevalence of Overweight Among Women increased 2.1points year on year. With 28.8 Percent of Female Adults in 2019, the country was ranked number 178 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Overweight Among Women. Sri Lanka is overtaken by Myanmar, which was ranked number 177 at 29.3 Percent of Female Adults and is followed by Singapore at 27.6 Percent of Female Adults. Nauru topped the ranking with 89 Percent of Female Adults in 2019, that is a growth of 0.1points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bangladesh witnessed the best average annual growth at +2.4points per year, while Nauru was the worst growing country at +0.1points per year.

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Date Percent of Female Adults
2019 28.80
2018 28.30
2017 27.80
2016 27.40
2015 26.70
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How does Sri Lanka rank in Prevalence of Overweight Among Women?

# 188 Countries Percent of Female Adults Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
89.00 % 2019 +0.1 % +0.1 % View data
2 #2
Palau
86.70 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.3 % View data
177 #177
Myanmar
29.30 % 2019 +1.7 % +2.1 % View data
178 #178
Sri Lanka
28.80 % 2019 +1.8 % +2.1 % View data
179 #179
Singapore
27.60 % 2019 +0.4 % +0.3 % View data
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