World’s highest Covid death rates are in countries with majority-overweight populations

Countries with lowest Covid-19 death rates

Covid-19 deaths per 100,000 population

% adult population

overweight

0

0.2

0.4

0.6

0.8

0

20

40

60

80

Burundi

22.2

0.03

Vietnam

18.3

0.04

Tanzania

27.7

0.04

Thailand

32.6

0.12

Papua New Guinea

52.9

0.12

Countries with highest Covid-19 death rates

% adult population

overweight

Covid-19 deaths per 100,000 population

0

20

40

60

80

0

50

100

150

200

Belgium 191.76

59.5

Slovenia 182.65

56.1

UK 181.7

63.7

Czech Republic 180.83

62.3

Italy 158.39

58.5

Countries with lowest Covid-19 death rates

Countries with highest Covid-19 death rates

% adult population

overweight

% adult population

overweight

Covid-19 deaths per 100,000 population

Covid-19 deaths per 100,000 population

0

20

40

60

80

0

0.2

0.4

0.6

0.8

0

20

40

60

80

0

50

100

150

200

Belgium 191.76

Burundi

59.5

22.2

0.03

Slovenia 182.65

Vietnam

56.1

18.3

0.04

UK 181.7

Tanzania

63.7

27.7

0.04

Czech Republic 180.83

Thailand

62.3

32.6

0.12

Italy 158.39

Papua New Guinea

58.5

52.9

0.12

Portugal 155.25

DRC

57.5

25.3

0.15

Montenegro 152.65

China

59.4

32.3

0.35

US 152.49

Singapore

67.9

31.8

0.51