Prevalence of overweight and obese men in selected Asian countries 2013

Overweight and obesity rates among male adults in selected Asian countries as of 2013

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 3, 2014
Prevalence of overweight and obese men in selected Asian countries 2013 This statistic displays the prevalence of men that are overweight or obese in selected Asian countries as of 2013. In South Korea, 36.9 percent of men are considered overweight or obese as of 2013. In many Asian countries, weight gain as well as higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, and weight-related disabilities have been observed in recent years. Using body mass index (BMI), a person with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese. A BMI over 24 is considered overweight.
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Overweight and obesity rates among male adults in selected Asian countries as of 2013

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Percentage of men aged 20 years or older
Singapore44.3%
Malaysia43.8%
South Korea36.9%
Taiwan33.8%
Bhutan33%
Thailand32.1%
Japan28.9%
China28.3%
Pakistan27.9%
Maldives26.8%
Indonesia21.4%
India19.5%
Percentage of men aged 20 years or older
Singapore44.3%
Malaysia43.8%
South Korea36.9%
Taiwan33.8%
Bhutan33%
Thailand32.1%
Japan28.9%
China28.3%
Pakistan27.9%
Maldives26.8%
Indonesia21.4%
India19.5%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jul 3, 2014
This statistic displays the prevalence of men that are overweight or obese in selected Asian countries as of 2013. In South Korea, 36.9 percent of men are considered overweight or obese as of 2013. In many Asian countries, weight gain as well as higher rates of diabetes, hypertension, and weight-related disabilities have been observed in recent years. Using body mass index (BMI), a person with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese. A BMI over 24 is considered overweight.
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