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Female obesity

% of adult population aged 18 or over 2016

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    45.6
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    43.1
  3. Rank
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    43.1
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    42.3
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    41.1
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    41.0
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    39.6
  8. Rank
    Country
    South Africa
    Result
    39.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    39.2
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Bahamas
    Result
    38.1
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    United States
    Result
    37.0
  12. Rank
    Country
    Lebanon
    Result
    37.0
  13. Rank
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    37.0
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    36.8
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Dominica
    Result
    35.6
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Algeria
    Result
    34.9
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    34.8
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Tunisia
    Result
    34.3
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Dominican Rep.
    Result
    34.1
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    33.7
  21. Rank
    Country
    Suriname
    Result
    33.7
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Jamaica
    Result
    33.4
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    32.8
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    32.2
  25. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    32.2

Index key & notes

Notes

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

Source: World Health Organisation