LONDON: According to a new research conducted by Clinic Compare, the Czech Republic has been named the least healthy country in the world.
The data collected by the website was from the World Health Organisation.
It analysed alcoholic consumption, tobacco consumption and the prevalence of obesity in 179 countries around the world, reports The Independent.
According to the research, the residents of the Czech Republic hit it pretty hard, emerging as some of the world’s biggest boozers.
They also ranked 11th highest for tobacco consumption. Russia came second, followed by Slovenia, Belarus, Slovakia and Hungary.
As for the world’s fattest region, it’s Oceania, with 41 per cent of the population in Samoa having a BMI over 30. Fiji, Tonga, Tuvalu and Kiribati were also included in the top 10 list for obesity.
The healthiest country was Afghanistan, boasting the second lowest rate of obesity in the world.
Just 2.7 percent of the population had a BMI over 30. Residents only smoked 83 cigarettes a year and drank the least alcohol.
Guinea was named the second healthiest country, followed by Niger and Nepal, none of whom rival the drinking culture perpetuated in Eastern European countries. (ANI)