United States - Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over

Since 2014, United States Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over rose 1.5points year on year. In 2019, the country was ranked number 19 among other countries in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over at 38.5 Percent. United States is overtaken by Bahamas, which was number 18 with 39.2 Percent and is followed by Iraq with 38.2 Percent. Nauru ranked the highest with 63.9 Percent in 2019, a growth of 0.3points versus 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bangladesh recorded the best 5 years average growth at +4.2points per year, while Nauru was the worst growing country at +0.3points per year.

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Date Percent
2019 38.50
2018 38.00
2017 37.50
2016 37.00
2015 36.40
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How does United States rank in Prevalence of Obesity Among Women Aged 18 or over?

# 188 Countries Percent Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
63.90 % 2019 +0.3 % +0.3 % View data
2 #2
Palau
60.00 % 2019 +0.7 % +0.7 % View data
18 #18
Bahamas
39.20 % 2019 +1.0 % +1.1 % View data
19 #19
United States
38.50 % 2019 +1.3 % +1.5 % View data
20 #20
Iraq
38.20 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.3 % View data
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