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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands from 1981 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 34.70 -0.57
2014 34.90 1.16
2013 34.50 -3.9
2012 35.90 -2.45
2011 36.80 =
2010 36.80 3.95
2009 35.40 -0.84
2008 35.70 4.08
2007 34.30 -2.56
2006 35.20 2.92

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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.