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Male obesity

% of adult population aged 18 or over 2016

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    United States
    Result
    35.5
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    33.3
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    32.5
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    30.8
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    New Zealand
    Result
    30.1
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Australia
    Result
    29.6
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Canada
    Result
    29.5
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Malta
    Result
    29.2
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Hungary
    Result
    28.2
  10. Rank
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    28.2
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    27.5
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Lebanon
    Result
    27.4
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Argentina
    Result
    27.3
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    26.9
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Andorra
    Result
    25.9
  16. Rank
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    25.9
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    25.5
  18. Rank
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    25.5
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    25.1
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    25.0
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    24.9
  22. Rank
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    24.9
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    24.6
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Luxembourg
    Result
    24.5
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Bahamas
    Result
    24.4
  26. Rank
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    24.4

Index key & notes

Notes

Defined as a body mass index of 30 or more. Age-standardised.

Source: World Health Organisation