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Childhood Obesity Rates by Country 2024

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Country
% Overweight 2020 (Age > 5)
% Overweight 2010 (Age > 5)
% Rel. Change 2010-20 (Age > 5)
% Overweight 2010 (Ages 5-19)
% Overweight 2010 (Ages 5-19)
% Rel. Change 2010-16 (Ages 5-19)
Libya25.4%24.8%2%32.7%29.2%12%
Lebanon19.7%19.4%2%32.9%30.6%8%
Australia18.5%13%42%34.1%32.9%4%
Syria18.2%19.2%-5%28.3%23.8%19%
Egypt17.8%15.4%16%36.7%31.3%17%
Ukraine17%27.9%-39%21.4%17.8%20%
Tunisia16.5%9.5%74%25%20.9%20%
Albania14.6%23.6%-38%25%19.4%29%
Greece13.9%13.8%1%37.3%34.6%8%
Qatar13.9%12.6%10%38.7%36.6%6%
South Africa12.9%12.6%2%24.7%15.6%58%
Algeria12.9%13.6%-5%31%25.8%20%
Argentina12.9%12.3%5%36.5%33.3%10%
Bosnia and Herzegovina12.8%20.6%-38%21.4%17%26%
Tonga12.6%13%-3%58%50.4%15%
Paraguay12%9.6%25%27.9%23.4%19%
Canada11.8%10.8%9%32.1%30.6%5%
Barbados11.4%10.4%10%27.6%21.9%26%
Morocco11.3%11.9%-5%27%22.6%19%
Indonesia11.1%7.2%54%15.4%11.1%39%
Botswana11%10.5%5%17.5%13.1%34%
Trinidad and Tobago11%8.9%24%24.9%18.2%37%
Serbia10.8%16.8%-36%27.4%22.2%23%
Panama10.8%9.9%9%29.4%25.8%14%
Armenia10.8%15.9%-32%19.3%16.8%15%
Uruguay10.3%9.6%7%33.4%30.8%8%
Montenegro10.2%16.7%-39%24.9%20.7%20%
Mongolia10.1%10.1%0%17.8%14.9%19%
Cuba10%9%11%30%27%11%
North Macedonia10%14.4%-31%25.9%21%23%
Chile9.8%10.6%-8%35.4%31.8%11%
Ecuador9.8%6.6%48%28.3%24.5%16%
Seychelles9.8%10.2%-4%22.6%18.6%22%
Eswatini9.7%10.9%-11%16.6%11.1%50%
Cameroon9.6%7.1%35%12.7%10.4%22%
Comoros9.6%11.7%-18%12.2%9.4%30%
Iran9.4%8.2%15%25.6%22.6%13%
Azerbaijan9.4%11.3%-17%18.8%15.7%20%
Equatorial Guinea9.3%9%3%10.7%8%34%
Brunei9.3%8.1%15%26.8%21.8%23%
Thailand9.2%8.4%10%22.1%16%38%
Iraq9%9.1%-1%32%28.2%13%
Papua New Guinea8.9%7.7%16%31.7%26.2%21%
United States8.8%8.4%5%41.8%40.1%4%
South Korea8.8%7.4%19%26.9%24.1%12%
Kazakhstan8.8%12%-27%19.7%16.5%19%
Bolivia8.8%9.1%-3%28.1%24.5%15%
Portugal8.5%7.3%16%32.4%30.6%6%
Palestine8.5%7.9%8%0%0%0%
China8.3%7%19%28.5%18.9%51%
Costa Rica8.1%8.4%-4%31.5%27%17%
Peru8%9%-11%27%24.2%12%
Belize8%9.2%-13%28.5%23.9%19%
Saudi Arabia7.6%5.5%38%35.6%31.6%13%
Dominican Republic7.6%7.8%-3%32.8%28%17%
Georgia7.6%16%-53%20.1%16.3%23%
Mauritius7.6%7.8%-3%14.6%11.7%25%
Nicaragua7.5%7.1%6%29.3%25.2%16%
Gabon7.4%6.7%10%15.6%13.4%16%
Brazil7.3%6.8%7%28%24.7%13%
Lesotho7.2%7%3%15.3%10.4%47%
Djibouti7.2%7.6%-5%17.2%15.3%12%
Jordan7.1%5.5%29%31%28%11%
Kuwait7.1%8%-11%42.4%40.3%5%
Samoa7.1%6.6%8%52.6%44.5%18%
Saint Lucia6.9%6.4%8%23.4%18.2%29%
Belarus6.8%10%-32%22.7%19%19%
Jamaica6.8%7.2%-6%29.8%25%19%
Poland6.7%5.6%20%25.7%20.7%24%
Venezuela6.7%6.2%8%34.1%31.8%7%
Romania6.7%10.3%-35%24.5%19.4%26%
Czech Republic6.6%5.7%16%27.5%22.9%20%
El Salvador6.6%5.8%14%30.4%26.5%15%
Guyana6.6%5.6%18%24.9%19.7%26%
Bahrain6.4%5.4%19%35.3%32.4%9%
Tuvalu6.4%6.1%5%0%0%0%
Mexico6.3%6.9%-9%35.4%32.5%9%
Malaysia6.1%6%2%26.5%21%26%
Vietnam6%3.7%62%9.7%5.4%80%
Mozambique6%6%0%12.6%10.1%25%
Colombia5.8%5.1%14%24.3%21.5%13%
Kyrgyzstan5.8%8.4%-31%16.1%12.9%25%
Zambia5.7%6.8%-16%12.7%10%27%
Guinea5.7%4.3%33%9.5%7.2%32%
South Sudan5.7%7%-19%0%0%0%
Honduras5.7%4.8%19%27.3%22.8%20%
Bulgaria5.7%9.1%-37%28.5%23.8%20%
Estonia5.7%4.9%16%20.6%17.6%17%
Tanzania5.5%4.8%15%11.9%8.9%34%
Rwanda5.2%6.1%-15%11.1%8.5%31%
Fiji5.2%4.7%11%34.4%30.2%14%
Bhutan5.2%6%-32%10.1%6.9%46%
Guatemala5.1%5.5%-7%28.6%24%19%
Belgium5.1%4.3%19%24%24.6%-2%
Republic of the Congo5.1%5.4%-6%10.8%8.4%29%
Uzbekistan5%10.1%-50%16.6%13.3%25%
Netherlands5%3.8%32%24.7%23.5%5%
Namibia5%4.2%19%15.3%10.3%49%
Vanuatu4.9%4.8%2%30.6%25.8%19%
Singapore4.8%3.8%26%22.4%22%2%
Oman4.8%2.6%85%32.3%28%15%
Micronesia4.8%4.5%7%51.3%43.4%18%
Malawi4.7%6.6%-29%10.6%7.8%36%
Sierra Leone4.7%3.5%34%10.8%8.4%29%
Liberia4.7%3.3%42%10.1%8.2%23%
Maldives4.6%5.9%-22%16.9%11.1%52%
Kenya4.5%5%-10%11.3%8.5%33%
Moldova4.3%6.9%-38%17.5%13.6%29%
Philippines4.2%3.1%35%12.8%9.9%29%
DR Congo4.2%5%-16%10.2%7.4%38%
Marshall Islands4.2%4%5%59.2%53.8%10%
Germany4.1%3.6%14%26.4%25%6%
Uganda4%4.2%-5%10.3%7.7%34%
Solomon Islands4%3.4%18%23.1%19.1%21%
Suriname4%3.7%8%31.1%27.7%12%
Sao Tome and Principe4%2.8%43%13.2%10.7%23%
Afghanistan3.9%5.6%-30%9.4%6.4%47%
Turkmenistan3.8%5.4%-30%18%14.8%22%
Haiti3.7%3.6%3%27.6%21.7%27%
Nauru3.7%3.1%19%0%0%0%
Zimbabwe3.6%5.1%-29%14.5%10.6%37%
Angola3.5%3%17%11%7.9%39%
Tajikistan3.5%6.4%-45%14.8%11.5%29%
Pakistan3.4%4.9%-31%9.7%6.8%43%
Chad3.4%2.5%36%8.7%6.4%36%
Guinea Bissau3.4%2.9%17%10.9%8.4%30%
Burundi3.1%2.3%35%10.4%7.4%41%
Laos3%2.2%36%13.6%8.9%53%
Ghana2.9%2.4%21%10.7%8.6%24%
Somalia2.9%3.4%-15%12.9%10.1%28%
Ivory Coast2.8%2.7%4%12.9%10.3%25%
Nigeria2.7%2.8%-4%8.4%6.2%35%
Sudan2.7%2.7%0%12.4%9.7%28%
Yemen2.7%3.1%-13%20%15.3%31%
Mauritania2.7%2.1%29%13.2%10.7%23%
Ethiopia2.6%2.6%0%8.6%6.3%37%
Burkina Faso2.6%1.7%53%7.6%5.2%46%
Central African Republic2.6%4%-35%10.7%8%34%
Timor Leste2.6%3.1%-16%12.5%8.5%47%
Japan2.4%1.9%26%14.2%14.6%-3%
Togo2.4%1.8%33%10.3%7.9%30%
Kiribati2.4%2.4%0%55.2%48.8%13%
Gambia2.3%2%15%11.7%9.4%24%
Benin2.2%1.7%29%11.3%8.8%28%
Bangladesh2.1%1.5%40%9%6.1%48%
Mali2.1%1.7%24%10.7%8%34%
Senegal2.1%1.6%31%9.6%7.6%26%
Cambodia2.1%2.3%-9%11.3%7.3%55%
Eritrea2.1%1.8%17%10.8%7.9%37%
India1.9%2.6%-27%6.8%4.4%55%
Niger1.9%0.8%137%8.2%5.9%39%
North Korea1.9%1.2%58%22.9%18.2%26%
Nepal1.8%1.3%38%7.5%5%50%
Myanmar1.5%2.6%-42%11.6%7.9%47%
Madagascar1.5%2%-25%10.7%8.1%32%
Sri Lanka1.3%1.2%8%12.9%8.4%54%
Russia0%0%0%21.3%17.5%22%
Turkey0%0%0%29.5%25.5%16%
United Kingdom0%0%0%31.1%30.6%2%
France0%0%0%30%28.4%6%
Italy0%0%0%36.8%34.8%6%
Spain0%0%0%34.1%32.1%6%
Sweden0%0%0%23.7%22.5%5%
Hungary0%0%0%28.4%23.3%22%
United Arab Emirates0%0%0%35.8%30.6%17%
Israel0%0%0%35%34.2%2%
Austria0%0%0%26.5%24.7%7%
Switzerland0%0%0%21.8%21.1%3%
Denmark0%0%0%25%25%0%
Slovakia0%0%0%23.3%18.2%28%
Finland0%0%0%26.8%25.6%5%
Norway0%0%0%27.4%26.3%4%
New Zealand0%0%0%39.5%37%7%
Ireland0%0%0%31%28.3%10%
Croatia0%0%0%27.7%22.8%21%
Lithuania0%0%0%20.5%17.4%18%
Slovenia0%0%0%27.3%21.7%26%
Latvia0%0%0%21.5%18.1%19%
Cyprus0%0%0%33.1%31%7%
Luxembourg0%0%0%26.1%25.6%2%
Cape Verde0%0%0%12.3%10%23%
Malta0%0%0%36.7%36%2%
Bahamas0%0%0%35.8%32.4%10%
Iceland0%0%0%28.4%27.9%2%
Grenada0%0%0%26.4%21%26%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0%0%0%28.9%23.7%22%
Antigua and Barbuda0%0%0%26.7%21.4%25%
Andorra0%0%0%35.8%35.3%1%
Dominica0%0%0%32.6%28.4%15%
Saint Kitts and Nevis0%0%0%27.9%22.1%26%
Palau0%0%0%63.5%58.4%9%
Cook Islands0%0%0%63%57.5%10%
Niue0%0%0%58.9%50.7%16%
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