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Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in South Korea

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in South Korea from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 4.80 2.13
2015 4.70 2.17
2014 4.60 2.22
2013 4.50 2.27
2012 4.40 2.33
2011 4.30 2.38
2010 4.20 =
2009 4.20 2.44
2008 4.10 2.5
2007 4.00 2.56

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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.