Zambia - Prevalence of Overweight

Since 2014, Zambia Prevalence of Overweight increased 1.6points year on year. At 28.9 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, the country was number 156 comparing other countries in Prevalence of Overweight. Nauru lead the ranking with 89 Percent of Adult Population in 2019, that is an increase of 0.2points compared to 2018. Palau, Marshall Islands and Tuvalu respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Laos witnessed the best average annual growth at +2.7points per year, while Nauru witnessed the worst performance at +0.2points per year.

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Date Percent of Adult Population
2019 28.90
2018 28.60
2017 28.20
2016 27.80
2015 27.30
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How does Zambia rank in Prevalence of Overweight?

# 188 Countries Percent of Adult Population Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
Nauru
89.00 % 2019 +0.2 % +0.2 % View data
2 #2
Palau
86.20 % 2019 +0.5 % +0.4 % View data
156 #156
Sierra Leone
28.90 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.7 % View data
156 #156
Zambia
28.90 % 2019 +1.1 % +1.6 % View data
159 #159
Philippines
28.80 % 2019 +1.4 % +1.8 % View data
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