The prevalence of obesity was 39.8% and affected about 93.3 million of US adults in 2015~2016. [Read CDC National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data.
For adults, WHO defines overweight and obesity as follows: . NCDs by 2025 and a halt in the rise of global obesity to match the rates of 2010.
Find the latest data and trends on childhood and adult obesity from major surveys that track rates at the national and state level, including the National Health.
More than one in two adults and nearly one in six children are overweight or Adult obesity rates are highest in the United States, Mexico, New Zealand and.
Updated September 2019: According to the most recent Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data, adult obesity rates now exceed 35% in nine.