Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Overweight and obesity

By country

Overweight

Globally, around 39% of adults aged 18 and over were overweight in 2014


Obesity

In 2014, 13% of adults aged 18 and over in the world were obese


Mean body mass index (BMI)

The mean BMI of the world’s population was 24 kg/m2 in 2014

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