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Overweight Population in Japan

Overweight Population in Japan from 1978 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 20.10 -3.37
2014 20.80 1.96
2013 20.40 1.49
2012 20.10 -6.07
2011 21.40 -1.83
2010 21.80 2.83
2009 21.20 1.92
2008 20.80 -3.26
2007 21.50 -1.38
2006 21.80 3.81

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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.