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Overweight Population in Japan

Overweight Population in Japan from 1978 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 16.20 -7.43
2014 17.50 3.55
2013 16.90 6.29
2012 15.90 -11.17
2011 17.90 =
2010 17.90 3.47
2009 17.30 0.58
2008 17.20 1.78
2007 16.90 -6.63
2006 18.10 2.26

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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.