Sweden - Obesity Prevalence

Since 2014, Sweden Obesity Prevalence increased 1.7points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 12 comparing other countries in Obesity Prevalence with 13.3 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. Sweden is overtaken by Netherlands, which was number 11 at 14 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Norway with 12 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States topped the ranking with 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, that is +0.7points versus 2018. Mexico, New Zealand and Canada respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. South Korea witnessed the best average annual growth at +6.2points per year, while Iceland recorded the worst performance at -2points per year.

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Date Percent of Persons Aged 15+
2019 13.30
2018 13.10
2017 13.00
2016 13.00
2015 12.30
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How does Sweden rank in Obesity Prevalence?

# 16 Countries Percent of Persons Aged 15+ Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
40.80 % 2019 +0.7 % +1.3 % View data
2 #2
Mexico
33.30 % 2016 NA NA View data
11 #11
Netherlands
14.00 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.0 % View data
12 #12
Sweden
13.30 % 2019 +1.5 % +1.7 % View data
13 #13
Norway
12.00 % 2015 NA NA View data
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