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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands from 1981 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 14.20 -5.96
2014 15.10 23.77
2013 12.20 -4.69
2012 12.80 1.59
2011 12.60 =
2010 12.60 1.61
2009 12.40 1.64
2008 12.20 =
2007 12.20 -3.94
2006 12.70 11.4

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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.