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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland from 1978 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 18.70 -1.06
2014 18.90 8.62
2013 17.40 8.07
2012 16.10 -8
2011 17.50 11.46
2010 15.70 -2.48
2009 16.10 4.55
2008 15.40 -3.75
2007 16.00 9.59
2006 14.60 -2.01

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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.