Obesity rate in South Korea 2008-2018

This statistic displays the obesity rate in South Korea from 2008 to 2018. In 2018, approximately 34.6 percent of South Koreans aged over 19 were considered to be obese, steadily increased from 30.7 percent in 2008.

Obesity rate in South Korea from 2008 to 2018

Obesity rate
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Release date

January 2020


South Korea

Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Age group

19 years and older

Supplementary notes

The figures represent the population rate with body mass index (BMI) of over 25.

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