Global change in Overweight & Obesity

Global change in obesity and overweight in adults and children over time

Notes for researchers

The maps illustrate the earliest available and recent prevalence data on obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m² ) around the Globe by in adults and overweight (using child specific cut off points) in children. The countries are selected on the appropriateness and availability of the data. These slides are for illustration purposes only. The surveys are not strictly comparable because of differences in age range and methodology. For the most recent data available please view the adult or child maps and click on the country of interest at

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