tabula novi orbis (mapping the new world)

Watch how fast the world became obese



Very interesting map of the world and global obesity.  It shows how it has increased over the past few decades.  See what you think.

Between 1975 and 2014, the worldwide prevalence of adult obesity tripled. This map shows how it happened, country-by-country.

The color of each county represents its age-standardized obesity rate in the year shown. Hover over a country to see what its obesity rate was in 1975 and what it is today.