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Overweight Population in the UK

Overweight Population in the UK from 1980 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 36.10 -0.28
2014 36.20 -2.69
2013 37.20 0.27
2012 37.10 0.54
2011 36.90 0.54
2010 36.70 -4.18
2009 38.30 3.79
2008 36.90 0.54
2007 36.70 -2.39
2006 37.60 0.8

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Main Obesity Indicators

  • Overweight Prevalence

    Proportion or number of people in a specified population who are overweight/obese. Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of his heigt in meters (kg/sqm). Overweight is a BMI greater than or equal to 25; obesity is a BMI greater than or equal to 30. Based on: World Health Organization.