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CountryYearAreaAgeMales
Overweight
(BMI 25-29.9kg/m²)
Males
Obesity
(BMI ≥30kg/m²)
Females
Overweight
(BMI 25-29.9kg/m²)
Females
Obesity
(BMI ≥30kg/m²)
All adults
Overweight
(BMI 25-29.9kg/m²)
All adults
Obesity
(BMI ≥30kg/m²)
Afghanistan2018National18-6925.9011.9025.6023.5025.8017.00
Albania2017-2018National15-5941.7018.1030.8024.4036.3021.30
Algeria2005National35-7032.209.1036.4030.1034.3019.50
American Samoa2004National25-6423.5069.3014.2080.2018.9074.60
Andorra2017-2018National18-7542.5013.0027.0014.4035.2013.60
Angola2013-2014Regional15-6410.702.8020.5010.6015.806.80
Antigua and Barbuda199340+-25.00-60.00-43.10
Argentina2018National18+38.7031.4029.1033.4033.7032.40
Armenia2016National18-6931.4014.0025.1025.0028.2019.50
Australia2017-2018National18+42.0032.5029.6030.2035.6031.30
Austria2019National18+41.9018.6028.4015.7035.0017.10
Azerbaijan2017-2018National18-6938.8014.7030.9026.5034.8020.60
Bahamas2019National18-6935.2031.8025.8054.8027.9043.70
Bahrain2018National18+38.7033.0030.9042.5035.5036.90
Bangladesh2018National18-6916.002.3025.108.6020.505.40
Barbados2011National25+34.2023.4030.8043.4032.4033.80
Belarus2016-2017National18-6941.3020.1029.6030.2035.2025.40
Belgium2019National18+39.1017.2029.0015.6033.9016.30
Belize2003-2006National20+35.0023.6030.1042.6032.5033.80
Benin2017-2018National15-49--16.409.40--
Benin2008National25-64-4.30-14.00-9.40
Bermuda2013-2014National18+49.6029.4029.6040.0040.2034.40
Bhutan2019National15-6931.708.4035.4014.9033.5011.40
Bolivia2016National15-49--32.1025.60--
Bosnia and Herzegovina2012National25-6449.9020.3031.9024.1040.4022.30
Botswana2014National15-6914.705.1023.2019.1018.8011.80
Brazil2019Regional18+37.6019.5032.9021.0035.1020.30
British Virgin Islands2009National25-6445.0028.4032.2043.9039.2035.50
Brunei Darussalam2015-2016National18-6936.3026.9033.0029.5034.6028.20
Bulgaria2019-2020National15+47.7015.1033.4011.6040.1013.30
Burkina Faso2013National25-6410.802.907.206.008.904.50
Burundi2016-2017National15-49--6.101.70--
Cabo Verde2007National25-6424.806.5028.0014.6026.4010.50
Cambodia2014National15-49--15.202.80--
Cambodia2010National25-6410.501.1016.302.7013.501.90
Cameroon2018National15-49--23.5013.60--
Cameroon2003Regional15+21.606.5028.6019.5025.1013.00
Canada2017National18-7938.4026.9028.5027.0033.5026.90
Cayman Islands2012National25-6438.4029.2029.4044.3040.0030.60
Central African Republic2010National25-6410.803.0016.4011.6013.507.20
Chad2014-2015National15-49--9.002.50--
Chad2007Regional25-6421.508.4023.8019.9022.9013.70
Chile2016-2017National15+43.3030.3036.4038.4039.8034.40
China2015National18-5936.366.3028.876.7933.076.51
Colombia2015-2016National18-6438.4014.4037.2022.5037.8018.70
Comoros2012National15-49--24.6011.80--
Comoros2011National25-6422.105.5030.0022.4025.9013.50
Congo2011-2012National15-49--17.308.80--
Congo2004Regional25-6415.502.5022.1015.0018.708.60
Cook Islands2013-2015National18-6420.0068.7019.5070.7019.7069.80
Costa Rica2003-2006Regional20+43.1021.4028.4024.9035.0024.10
Cote d'Ivoire2011-2012National15-49--19.006.60--
Cote d'Ivoire2005National15-6418.605.1024.8011.2022.008.50
Croatia2019National18+49.5023.7035.9022.6041.7023.00
Cuba2010National18+32.7012.8030.8018.8031.7015.80
Cyprus2019National15+41.9015.8026.3013.5033.8014.60
Czechia2019National18+48.0021.8032.6018.0040.1019.80
Democratic Republic of Congo2013-2014National15-49--12.603.40--
Democratic Republic of Congo2005Regional15+8.802.8016.207.9013.305.80
Denmark2019National18+41.5016.3026.7016.6034.0016.50
Dominica2007-2008National15-6420.908.6029.2032.7024.9020.20
Dominican Republic2013National15-4927.8013.0029.7020.8028.1016.60
Ecuador2018National19-5943.0518.3339.7427.8941.3023.38
Egypt2016-2017National15-6929.0024.8025.3048.8027.3035.70
El Salvador2014-2015National20+39.5019.5036.6033.2037.9027.30
England2019National16+41.2024.8031.3024.7036.2024.70
Equatorial Guinea2011National15-4918.604.7025.0012.7021.408.30
Eritrea2004National15-649.202.0013.604.9011.103.40
Estonia2019National18+42.0019.7028.8023.6034.9021.80
Eswatini2014National15-6917.208.8028.9030.9023.4020.50
Ethiopia2016NationalM: 15-59; F: 15-493.100.406.001.504.401.00
Federated States of Micronesia2006Regional15-6428.2023.1026.8047.3027.5035.10
Fiji2011National25-6437.0022.4032.9042.0034.9032.00
Finland2019National20+-20.60-21.80-21.20
France2019National18+38.6014.3026.3015.7032.1015.00
French Guiana2007-2008National15+35.1013.4025.9022.1030.3017.90
Gabon2012National15-49--25.4018.70--
Gabon2009Regional15-6428.1010.1028.0026.7028.1020.10
Gambia2019-2020National15-49--22.2014.20--
Gambia2010National25-6425.807.9028.8016.50--
Georgia2016National18-6935.3030.2027.9036.0031.4033.20
Germany2019National18+41.6019.1027.5019.0034.5019.00
Ghana2017National15-49--24.7014.30--
Ghana2016-2017National18+-8.20-30.40-21.10
Gibraltar (UK)2021National16+44.1028.9030.7028.8036.8028.90
Greece2019National15+49.2016.6033.2016.2040.8016.40
Greenland2018National15-94-24.00-32.00-28.00
Grenada2010-2011National25-6434.4013.9032.6036.6033.5025.20
Guadeloupe2007-2008National15+32.0018.0031.5027.2031.7022.90
Guatemala2017National15-49--40.0026.10--
Guinea2018National15-49--18.208.40--
Guyana2009National15-4923.508.5026.3021.7024.9015.10
Haiti2016-2017National15-49--20.5011.20--
Honduras2011-2012National15-49--29.2022.10--
Hong Kong2014-2015National15-8430.905.1018.905.4024.605.30
Hungary2019National15+40.1025.1029.2022.70--
Iceland2014National18+47.0019.2030.1018.8038.6019.00
India2019-2020Regional15-4920.004.7017.206.3018.705.50
Indonesia2013National18+16.303.0024.208.2020.205.60
Iran2016National18+38.3015.3035.0029.8036.6022.70
Iraq2015National18+33.1025.6030.6042.6031.9033.50
Ireland2019National18+36.6025.7020.3026.0028.6025.90
Israel2014-2016National18-6435.2017.4024.8016.6030.0017.00
Italy2019National18+42.4012.9026.4010.7033.9011.70
Jamaica2007-2008National15-7425.8012.4027.0037.7026.4025.30
Japan2012National15+25.703.8015.903.4020.703.60
Jordan2017National18-9041.2036.1029.1048.2044.7032.70
Kazakhstan2012National15+36.8015.9032.7030.6034.7023.50
Kenya2015National18-6913.204.3024.9013.7019.008.90
Kiribati2015-2016National18-6944.6032.1028.7055.6035.5045.60
Kuwait201819+-37.61-49.0536.0143.75
Kyrgyzstan2012National15-49--23.7012.00--
Kyrgyzstan1993National18-5926.404.2024.3010.7025.307.50
Laos2013National18-6417.903.5020.907.1019.705.60
Latvia2019National15+39.4018.9030.4025.1034.4022.30
Lebanon2016-2017National18-6944.7026.6031.4027.5037.9027.00
Lesotho2014National15-498.603.1025.0019.6016.9011.50
Liberia2019-2020National15-49--24.3012.30--
Liberia2013National15-498.201.2017.908.6013.004.90
Libya2009National25-6436.1021.4029.7040.1033.0030.50
Lithuania2019National18+43.2017.0033.4020.5037.9018.90
Luxembourg2019National18+40.1018.4023.8014.6031.9016.50
Madagascar2008-2009National15-49--5.101.20--
Malawi2016Regional18+11.002.0022.0013.0016.607.60
Malaysia2019National18+30.8015.3029.3024.7030.4019.70
Maldives2016-2017National15-4927.107.9029.9019.3028.1012.10
Mali2018National15-49--19.008.70--
Malta2019National18+40.5030.6031.3026.7036.1028.70
Marshall Islands2017-2018Regional----28.4044.10
Marshall Islands2016-2017National15-49--27.6045.10--
Marshall Islands2002National15-6433.2026.6028.3037.1030.9031.60
Martinique2007-2008National15+35.9016.1031.7026.8033.6021.90
Mauritania2006Regional15-6423.208.6027.9031.5025.7020.90
Mauritius2015National18+38.3011.1032.6025.8035.2019.10
Mexico2018-2019National20+42.5030.5036.6040.2039.1036.10
Moldova2013National18-6938.2017.8027.4028.5037.0022.90
Mongolia2019National15-6931.4016.6030.5020.4030.9018.50
Morocco2017-2018National18+31.6011.0034.4029.0033.0020.00
Mozambique201425-6413.205.0017.5013.0015.409.10
Myanmar2017-2018Regional15-4911.402.0022.907.30--
Namibia2013National15-498.103.4018.3013.2013.308.40
Nauru2004National15-6426.5055.7021.8060.5024.1058.10
Nepal2019National15-6920.203.2019.805.3020.004.30
Netherlands2020National20+41.7014.7032.1015.7036.8014.20
New Zealand2019-2020National15+40.0030.1030.8031.7035.3030.90
Nicaragua2007-2009Regional20-6030.9011.9034.7029.8033.1022.00
Niger2012National15-49--13.903.90--
Niger2007National15-6419.102.9027.303.7022.403.20
Nigeria2018National15-49--18.209.90--
Nigeria1991-199420+-6.50-9.10-7.80
Niue2011-2012National15+25.8059.2024.1062.7024.9061.00
North Macedonia2017National18+53.3011.1037.209.9045.2010.50
Northern Ireland2019-2020National16+43.3027.8032.6027.1038.0027.30
Norway2019National16+40.0015.0029.0012.0035.0014.00
Oman2017National18+40.1023.2030.0039.3035.5030.70
Pakistan2018National15-49--24.2013.90--
Pakistan2013-2014Regional18-6926.5012.1026.1017.1026.4014.90
Palau2016National----33.0038.00
Palau2011-2013National25-6435.1040.3030.6045.4032.9042.90
Palestine2010-2011National15-6431.9023.3029.9030.8031.0026.80
Panama2010-2011Regional18+-18.30-30.90-27.10
Papua New Guinea2007-2008National15-6425.205.1025.208.7025.306.80
Paraguay2011National15-7435.3019.9034.4026.6034.8023.20
Peru2014National15-49--37.3020.90--
Peru2012-2013National20+-13.80-23.90-18.90
Philippines2015National20+21.805.0026.508.7024.206.90
Poland2019National18+46.8020.1032.2018.1039.1019.00
Portugal2019National18+42.2016.4031.8017.4036.6016.90
Qatar2012National18-6432.3039.5025.1043.2028.7041.40
Romania2019National18+55.9011.1040.1010.8047.7010.90
Russian Federation2012-2014National25-6442.3027.5028.7031.4034.3030.30
Rwanda2012-2013National15-649.100.8019.004.7014.302.80
Saint Kitts and Nevis2007-2008National25-6436.2037.9030.5052.5033.5045.00
Saint Lucia2012National25-6436.8017.1030.7046.4033.7031.90
Samoa2013National18-6435.0044.8021.8068.6028.9055.80
Sao Tome and Principe2008National25-6421.406.6025.1016.5023.3011.70
Saudi Arabia2013National15+33.4024.1028.0033.5031.1028.10
Scotland2020National16+38.0026.0031.0029.0035.0028.00
Senegal2015National----15.806.40
Senegal2010-2011National15-496.101.0015.505.8010.903.50
Serbia2019National15+43.4021.7029.9020.0036.3020.80
Seychelles2013-2014National25-6435.0022.0033.0039.0034.0030.30
Sierra Leone2019National15-49--19.708.10--
Sierra Leone2013National15-496.701.5013.405.0010.103.30
Singapore2017National18-6936.407.0019.1010.3027.508.70
Slovakia2019National15+45.5020.2030.7018.0037.8019.10
Slovenia2019National18+45.0021.3031.4018.5038.2019.90
Solomon Islands2015National15-4925.508.8029.5017.9027.5013.10
Somalia2019National15-49--24.4015.10--
South Africa2016National15+20.3011.0026.6041.0023.6026.20
South Korea2007-2009National20+32.503.8023.604.0028.103.90
Spain2019-2020National15+44.9016.5030.6015.50--
Sri Lanka2016National15-49--31.9013.30--
Sri Lanka2014-2015National18-6921.103.5025.908.4023.405.90
Sudan2016National18-6915.906.7020.7014.9017.9010.30
Sweden2020National18-8442.0015.0029.0016.0036.0016.00
Switzerland2014-2015National18-7541.6013.9019.7011.3030.7012.60
Syrian Arab Republic2002National20-6537.3015.5031.1022.5034.2018.90
Tahiti (French Polynesia)2010National18-6432.2038.9026.8041.9029.5040.40
Taiwan2013-2014National-----8.20
Taiwan2005-2008National-----6.20
Taiwan2003-2006National19+-6.10-6.40-6.20
Tajikistan2017National15-49--23.7013.40--
Tanzania2015-2016National15-49--18.4010.00--
Tanzania2012National25-6412.602.5022.1015.0017.308.70
Thailand2018Regional----33.2011.60
Thailand2014National----28.7011.00
Thailand2009National20+23.807.0028.9012.0026.009.00
Timor-Leste2016National15-498.301.505.300.706.801.10
Togo2013-2014National15-49--19.4011.10--
Togo2010National15-6412.002.3018.609.6015.306.20
Tokelau2005National15-6424.3058.6021.5067.8022.8063.40
Tonga2017National18-6922.8066.8012.3082.8016.1077.10
Trinidad and Tobago2011National15-6432.9019.4027.3031.7030.0025.70
Tunisia2005National35-7038.4013.3034.1037.0036.1025.40
Turkey2019National18+41.4018.3031.7026.1036.5022.30
Turkmenistan2018National18-6938.4012.7027.9017.5033.4015.00
Uganda2014National18-699.501.8019.507.5014.504.60
Ukraine2019National18-6937.8020.1030.4029.8034.3024.80
United Arab Emirates2017-2018National18-6945.7025.1034.3030.6040.1027.80
United Kingdom2014National18+40.5019.8031.4020.4035.6020.10
United States2017-2018National18+34.0042.2027.9041.8031.2042.70
Uruguay2013-2014National15-6438.6022.1031.3025.1034.8023.70
Uzbekistan2017National15-49--25.2015.50--
Uzbekistan2014National18-6432.0015.7027.3025.4029.9020.20
Vanuatu2013National15-4924.8011.1030.8018.8027.8014.90
Venezuela2014-2017National20+38.2022.2031.2026.7034.5024.60
Vietnam2015National18-6913.201.7014.701.7013.901.70
Vietnam2015National----13.901.70
Wales2019-2020National16+40.3026.3030.7023.9035.5025.10
Yemen2013National15-49--15.708.00--
Zambia2017National18-6913.203.0020.2012.3016.707.50
Zimbabwe2015National15-499.702.3022.3012.6016.307.70

For individual source references, please refer to the country’s obesity prevalence page via the interactive map.

Data in italics is self-reported.

Due to limited data availability not all surveys are directly comparable, see further survey details for information.

Date last updated September 24, 2021

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