Latin America & the Caribbean: share of overweight children 2017

This statistic shows the share of young children who were overweight in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017. In that year, in Latin America and the Caribbean it was found that seven percent of children below the age of four were overweight.

Share of young children who were overweight in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

Share of children
South America7.4%
Latin America & the Caribbean7%
The Caribbean6.9%
Mesoamerica*6%
World6%
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Sources

Release date

October 2017

Region

North America, Central and South America

Survey time period

2017

Age group

4 years and younger

Supplementary notes

The Mesoamerican region in Central America includes central and southern Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and northern Costa Rica.

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