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Most obese countries

<p>1: The United States is the most obese country in the world with 34% of the adult population classified as obese, according to the latest OECD survey. 


REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>

1: The United States is the most obese country in the world with 34% of the adult population classified as obese, according to the latest OECD survey. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

1: The United States is the most obese country in the world with 34% of the adult population classified as obese, according to the latest OECD survey. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>2: Mexico is second with obesity affecting 30% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar </p>

2: Mexico is second with obesity affecting 30% of the adult population. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

2: Mexico is second with obesity affecting 30% of the adult population. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar

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<p>3: New Zealand is third with obesity affecting 27% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Andrew Wong</p>

3: New Zealand is third with obesity affecting 27% of the adult population. REUTERS/Andrew Wong

3: New Zealand is third with obesity affecting 27% of the adult population. REUTERS/Andrew Wong

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<p>4: Australia is fourth with obesity affecting 25% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Will Burgess  </p>

4: Australia is fourth with obesity affecting 25% of the adult population. REUTERS/Will Burgess

4: Australia is fourth with obesity affecting 25% of the adult population. REUTERS/Will Burgess

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<p>5: The United Kingdom is fifth with obesity affecting almost 25% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Toby Melville</p>

5: The United Kingdom is fifth with obesity affecting almost 25% of the adult population. REUTERS/Toby Melville

5: The United Kingdom is fifth with obesity affecting almost 25% of the adult population. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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<p>6: Canada is sixth with obesity affecting 24% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Rick Wilking </p>

6: Canada is sixth with obesity affecting 24% of the adult population. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

6: Canada is sixth with obesity affecting 24% of the adult population. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>7: Ireland is seventh with obesity affecting 23% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton</p>

7: Ireland is seventh with obesity affecting 23% of the adult population. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

7: Ireland is seventh with obesity affecting 23% of the adult population. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

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<p>8: Chile is eighth with obesity affecting 22% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez </p>

8: Chile is eighth with obesity affecting 22% of the adult population. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

8: Chile is eighth with obesity affecting 22% of the adult population. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

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<p>9: Iceland is ninth with obesity affecting 20% of the adult population. 


REUTERS/Bob Strong </p>

9: Iceland is ninth with obesity affecting 20% of the adult population. REUTERS/Bob Strong

9: Iceland is ninth with obesity affecting 20% of the adult population. REUTERS/Bob Strong

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