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10 Fattest Countries in the World

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Everyone is so busy with working, being university and college students with a busy schedule and they don’t have enough time to go grocery shopping and cook for themselves, they rely on something cheap and delicious such as Grab and Go foods, fast foods, and pre-made meals.

Globally, 39% of youths and adults are overweight and 13% are obese, according to the World Health Organization.

Here’s a look at the countries with the highest percentage of overweight adults people age 15 and over People are considered overweight if their body mass index (BMI) is 25 or higher & obese with a BMI or 30 or higher. Here is BMI Calculator

 

Here are the 10 Fattest Countries in the World

 

10. Niue

Niue

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Niue is a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It’s known for its limestone cliffs and coral-reef dive sites. According to WHO and BMI data, 71.4 Percent of people age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese. The population of Niue is 1,622

 

9. Andorra

Andorra

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Andorra is a tiny, independent principality situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains. It’s known for its ski resorts and a tax-haven status that encourages duty-free shopping.

According to WHO and BMI data, 72.0 Percent of people age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese. The population of Andorra is 76,956

 

8. United States

The United states of America

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The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska and Hawaii.

72.0 Percent of Americans age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of United States is 326,150,356

 

7. Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands

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The Marshall Islands are a sprawling chain of volcanic islands and coral atolls in the central Pacific Ocean, between Hawaii and the Philippines.

72.7 Percent of The Marshall Islands age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of Marshall Islands is 53,156

 

6. United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates flag

United Arab Emirates flag

The United Arab Emirates is an Arabian Peninsula nation settled mainly along the Persian (Arabian) Gulf. The country is a federation of 7 emirates. Abu Dhabi, the island capital, is home to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

73.1 Percent of The UAE age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of United Arab Emirates is 9,504,016.

 

5. Kuwait

Flag of Kuwait

Flag of Kuwait

Kuwait, an Arab country on the Persian (Arabian) Gulf, has a cultural heritage dating back to antiquity. Kuwait City, the capital, is known for its modern architecture, ranging from skyscrapers to the striking Kuwait Towers.

75.2 Percent of Kuwait age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of Kuwait is 4,181,036.

 

4. Nauru

Nauru

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Nauru is a tiny island country in Micronesia, northeast of Australia. It features a coral reef and white-sand beaches fringed with palms, including Anibare Bay on the east coast. Inland, tropical vegetation surrounds Buada Lagoon.

75.5 Percent of Nauru age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of Nauru is 11,324.

 

3. Palau

Flag of Palau

Flag of Palau

Palau is an archipelago of over 500 islands, part of the Micronesia region in the western Pacific Ocean. Koror Island is home to the former capital, also named Koror, and is the islands’ commercial center.

77.6 Percent of Palau age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of Palau is 21,902

 

2. Qatar

Flag of Qatar

Flag of Qatar

Qatar is a peninsular Arab country whose terrain comprises arid desert and a long Persian (Arab) Gulf shoreline of beaches and dunes.

77.8 Percent of Qatar age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of Qatar is 2,680,076

 

1. Cook Islands

flag of Cook Islands

flag of Cook Islands

The Cook Islands is a nation in the South Pacific, with political links to New Zealand. Its 15 islands are scattered over a vast area.

79.4 Percent of Cook Islands age 15 and older are overweight or close to obese According to the WHO and BMI data. The population of Cook Islands is 17,403

 

 

Canada Rank #17 with 69.0 Percent

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