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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden from 1998 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 36.00 4.96
2014 34.30 -2.56
2013 35.20 -0.28
2012 35.30 =
2011 35.30 0.57
2010 35.10 1.74
2009 34.50 -0.58
2008 34.70 2.06
2007 34.00 -1.16
2006 34.40 2.99

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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.