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.
What are the latest statistics on adult obesity in the United States? Nutrition, physical activity, obesity, and breastfeeding surveys and data collection systems.
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.
Updated September 2019: According to the most recent Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) data, adult obesity rates now exceed 35% in nine.