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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Israel

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Israel from 2002 to 2016 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2016 36.50 -0.54
2014 36.70 1.66
2013 36.10 5.87
2010 34.10 0.59
2008 33.90 5.94
2006 32.00 =
2004 32.00 3.23
2002 31.00 N/A

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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.