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Which African countries have the highest rate of childhood obesity?

The global prevalence of obesity in children under five is notably worsening in southern Africa. According to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the highest rates in 2020 were in Algeria (12.9%), Libya (25.4%), Tunisia (16.5%), the Comoros (17.2%), Egypt (17.8%) and South Africa (12.9%).

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