United States - Obesity Prevalence

Since 2014, United States Obesity Prevalence was up 1.3points year on year. At 40.8 Percent of Persons Aged 15+ in 2019, the country was number 1 comparing other countries in Obesity Prevalence. Mexico, New Zealand and Canada respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. 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 40.80
2018 40.50
2017 40.10
2016 40.00
2015
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How does United States 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
3 #3
New Zealand
32.50 % 2019 +0.6 % +1.7 % 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
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