Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Overweight and obesity


By WHO region

Overweight

In 2014, the prevalence of overweight was highest in the WHO Region of the Americas and lowest in the WHO Region for South-East Asia

AFR = Africa
AMR = Americas
SEAR = South-East Asia
EUR = Europe
EMR = Eastern Mediterranean
WPR = Western Pacific

Obesity

In all WHO regions women were more likely to be obese than men in 2014

AFR = Africa
AMR = Americas
SEAR = South-East Asia
EUR = Europe
EMR = Eastern Mediterranean
WPR = Western Pacific