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Ranking Of All Countries According To Obesity Rate

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    This entry gives the percent of a country's population considered to be obese. Obesity is defined as an adult having a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater to or equal to 30.0. BMI is calculated by taking a person's weight in kg and dividing it by the person's squared height in meters.

    this ranking was originally published in the official website for Central Intelligence Agency according to data collected between 2007 to 2010.

    1 American Samoa 74.60% of population are obese
    2 Nauru 71.10 of population are obese
    3 Cook Islands 63.70 of population are obese
    4 Tokelau 63.40 of population are obese
    5 Tonga 57.60 of population are obese
    6 Samoa 54.10 of population are obese
    7 Palau 48.90 of population are obese
    8 Kiribati 46.00 of population are obese
    9 Marshall Islands 45.40 of population are obese
    10 Kuwait 42.00 of population are obese
    11 Saint Kitts and Nevis 40.70 of population are obese
    12 Micronesia, Federated States of 40.60 of population are obese
    13 Bahamas, The 34.70 of population are obese
    14 Barbados 34.70 of population are obese
    15 Belize 33.70 of population are obese
    16 Qatar 33.20 of population are obese
    17 Egypt 33.10 of population are obese
    18 United States 33.00 of population are obese
    19 Saudi Arabia 33.00 of population are obese
    20 Bahrain 32.90 of population are obese
    21 Czech Republic 32.70 of population are obese
    22 United Arab Emirates 32.70 of population are obese
    23 Mexico 32.10 of population are obese
    24 South Africa 31.30 of population are obese
    25 Fiji 30.60 of population are obese
    26 Venezuela 30.30 of population are obese
    27 Solomon Islands 30.00 of population are obese
    28 Jordan 30.00 of population are obese
    29 Argentina 29.70 of population are obese
    30 Chile 29.40 of population are obese
    31 Trinidad and Tobago 29.30 of population are obese
    32 Malta 28.80 of population are obese
    33 Slovenia 28.60 of population are obese
    34 New Zealand 28.30 of population are obese
    35 Libya 27.80 of population are obese
    36 Turkey 27.80 of population are obese
    37 Hungary 27.60 of population are obese
    38 Lithuania 27.60 of population are obese
    39 Vanuatu 27.50 of population are obese
    40 Lebanon 27.40 of population are obese
    41 Syria 27.10 of population are obese
    42 Iraq 27.00 of population are obese
    43 United Kingdom 26.90 of population are obese
    44 Australia 26.80 of population are obese
    45 Spain 26.60 of population are obese
    46 Russia 26.50 of population are obese
    47 Bosnia and Herzegovina 26.50 of population are obese
    48 Canada 26.20 of population are obese
    49 Israel 26.20 of population are obese
    50 Luxembourg 26.00 of population are obese
    51 El Salvador 25.80 of population are obese
    52 Antigua and Barbuda 25.60 of population are obese
    53 Cyprus 25.50 of population are obese
    54 Slovakia 25.40 of population are obese
    55 Panama 25.40 of population are obese
    56 Poland 25.30 of population are obese
    57 Ireland 25.20 of population are obese
    58 Andorra 25.20 of population are obese
    59 Germany 25.10 of population are obese
    60 Suriname 25.10 of population are obese
    61 Dominica 24.90 of population are obese
    62 Latvia 24.90 of population are obese
    63 Serbia 24.80 of population are obese
    64 Uruguay 24.80 of population are obese
    65 Belarus 24.30 of population are obese
    66 Croatia 24.20 of population are obese
    67 Jamaica 24.10 of population are obese
    68 Armenia 24.00 of population are obese
    69 Portugal 24.00 of population are obese
    70 Seychelles 23.90 of population are obese
    71 Azerbaijan 23.80 of population are obese
    72 Bulgaria 23.70 of population are obese
    73 Costa Rica 23.70 of population are obese
    74 Kazakhstan 23.70 of population are obese
    75 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 23.40 of population are obese
    76 Iceland 23.20 of population are obese
    77 Finland 23.00 of population are obese
    78 Grenada 22.50 of population are obese
    79 Montenegro 22.50 of population are obese
    80 Tunisia 22.30 of population are obese
    81 Nicaragua 22.20 of population are obese
    82 Georgia 22.10 of population are obese
    83 Belgium 22.10 of population are obese
    84 Norway 21.50 of population are obese
    85 Cuba 21.50 of population are obese
    86 Ecuador 21.40 of population are obese
    87 Saint Lucia 21.40 of population are obese
    88 Albania 21.30 of population are obese
    89 Ukraine 21.30 of population are obese
    90 Dominican Republic 21.20 of population are obese
    91 Moldova 21.20 of population are obese
    92 Macedonia 21.10 of population are obese
    93 Austria 20.90 of population are obese
    94 Oman 20.90 of population are obese
    95 Estonia 20.60 of population are obese
    96 Greece 20.10 of population are obese
    97 Italy 19.80 of population are obese
    98 Swaziland 19.70 of population are obese
    99 Iran 19.40 of population are obese
    100 Guatemala 19.20 of population are obese
    101 Romania 19.10 of population are obese
    102 Brazil 18.80 of population are obese
    103 Netherlands 18.80 of population are obese
    104 Sweden 18.60 of population are obese
    105 Mauritius 18.50 of population are obese
    106 Honduras 18.40 of population are obese
    107 Denmark 18.20 of population are obese
    108 France 18.20 of population are obese
    109 Bolivia 17.90 of population are obese
    110 Paraguay 17.90 of population are obese
    111 Switzerland 17.50 of population are obese
    112 Colombia 17.30 of population are obese
    113 Guyana 17.20 of population are obese
    114 Morocco 16.40 of population are obese
    115 Papua New Guinea 16.20 of population are obese
    116 Algeria 16.00 of population are obese
    117 Peru 15.70 of population are obese
    118 Kyrgyzstan 15.50 of population are obese
    119 Uzbekistan 15.10 of population are obese
    120 Lesotho 14.60 of population are obese
    121 Yemen 14.50 of population are obese
    122 Mongolia 14.40 of population are obese
    123 Malaysia 14.00 of population are obese
    124 Gabon 13.90 of population are obese
    125 Turkmenistan 13.20 of population are obese
    126 Maldives 12.90 of population are obese
    127 Mauritania 12.70 of population are obese
    128 Botswana 11.20 of population are obese
    129 Equatorial Guinea 10.60 of population are obese
    130 Cameroon 10.30 of population are obese
    131 Cabo Verde 10.00 of population are obese
    132 Sao Tome and Principe 9.50 of population are obese
    133 Namibia 9.50 of population are obese
    134 Djibouti 9.40 of population are obese
    135 Thailand 8.80 of population are obese
    136 Tajikistan 8.60 of population are obese
    137 Haiti 7.90 of population are obese
    138 Gambia, The 7.90 of population are obese
    139 Korea, South 7.70 of population are obese
    140 Ghana 7.50 of population are obese
    141 Brunei 7.50 of population are obese
    142 Singapore 7.10 of population are obese
    143 Zimbabwe 7.00 of population are obese
    144 Sierra Leone 6.80 of population are obese
    145 Senegal 6.80 of population are obese
    146 Nigeria 6.50 of population are obese
    147 Angola 6.40 of population are obese
    148 Philippines 6.30 of population are obese
    149 Cote d'Ivoire 6.20 of population are obese
    150 Sudan 6.00 of population are obese
    151 Benin 6.00 of population are obese
    152 China 5.70 of population are obese
    153 Pakistan 5.50 of population are obese
    154 Bhutan 5.30 of population are obese
    155 Sri Lanka 5.10 of population are obese
    156 Tanzania 5.00 of population are obese
    157 Japan 5.00 of population are obese
    158 Mozambique 4.90 of population are obese
    159 Guinea-Bissau 4.90 of population are obese
    160 Indonesia 4.80 of population are obese
    161 Liberia 4.80 of population are obese
    162 Somalia 4.80 of population are obese
    163 Congo, Republic of the 4.70 of population are obese
    164 Comoros 4.40 of population are obese
    165 Guinea 4.40 of population are obese
    166 Mali 4.30 of population are obese
    167 Uganda 4.30 of population are obese
    168 Malawi 4.30 of population are obese
    169 Togo 4.30 of population are obese
    170 Rwanda 4.30 of population are obese
    171 Kenya 4.20 of population are obese
    172 Burma 4.00 of population are obese
    173 Korea, North 3.90 of population are obese
    174 Zambia 3.60 of population are obese
    175 Central African Republic 3.50 of population are obese
    176 Burundi 2.90 of population are obese
    177 Chad 2.70 of population are obese
    178 Timor-Leste 2.70 of population are obese
    179 Laos 2.60 of population are obese
    180 Niger 2.40 of population are obese
    181 Burkina Faso 2.30 of population are obese
    182 Afghanistan 2.20 of population are obese
    183 Cambodia 2.10 of population are obese
    184 India 1.90 of population are obese
    185 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.70 of population are obese
    186 Vietnam 1.70 of population are obese
    187 Madagascar 1.60 of population are obese
    188 Eritrea 1.50 of population are obese
    189 Nepal 1.40 of population are obese
    190 Bangladesh 1.10 of population are obese
    191 Ethiopia 1.10 of population are obese

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    Source of the image : World Health Organization


     

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