Insight Report 16 minutes Premium

Data Dive: The Global Obesity Economy—Shaped by the Spending of 1 Billion Consumers

What's Inside

Worldwide, 1 billion people are now obese, according to a new study in medical journal The Lancet. We review the findings from that study and offer quantification of various aspects of the global “obesity economy.”

This report is part of our Data Dive series, in which each report offers an essential briefing on topical, need-to-know data.

Data in this research report include:

  • Selected findings from The Lancet study on changes in people being underweight and overweight between 1990 and 2022 in 200 countries/territories
  • Coresight Research estimates on the size and trajectory of the obesity economy—spending on obesity-related categories for 2023, 2024E, 2028E
  • Estimated worldwide excess calorie intake, 2023
  • Estimated worldwide wellness economy size and growth projections

Companies mentioned in this report include: Adidas, Amazon, Danone, General Mills, Glanbia, Kellanova, Novo Nordisk, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Marks & Spencer, Mondelez, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Shein, Target, Temu, The Coca-Cola Company, Walmart, WK Kellogg, WW International, Yum Brands

Other relevant research:

This report is for paying subscribers only. Already a paying subscriber? Please log in to see the entire report.
If you wish to learn more about our subscription plans and become a paying subscriber, click here.