United Kingdom - Obesity Prevalence

Since 2014, United Kingdom Obesity Prevalence jumped by 1point year on year. In 2019, the country was number 5 among other countries in Obesity Prevalence with 26.9 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United Kingdom is overtaken by Canada, which was number 4 at 28.1 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ and is followed by Ireland with 23 Percent of Persons Aged 15+. United States ranked the highest with 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, an increase of 0.7points versus 2018. South Korea recorded the best 5 years average 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 26.90
2018 26.70
2017 26.50
2016 26.20
2015 26.90
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How does United Kingdom 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
4 #4
Canada
28.10 % 2015 NA +2.0 % View data
5 #5
United Kingdom
26.90 % 2019 +0.8 % +1.0 % View data
6 #6
Ireland
23.00 % 2017 NA NA View data
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