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Overweight Population in New Zealand

Overweight Population in New Zealand from 1989 to 2016 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2016 35.20 0.86
2015 34.90 -0.57
2014 35.10 3.24
2013 34.00 -4.49
2012 35.60 -3.78
2009 37.00 2.78
2007 36.00 1.41
2003 35.50 1.43
1997 35.00 8.36
1989 32.30 N/A

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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.