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Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland

Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland from 1978 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 50.30 11.28
2014 45.20 3.91
2013 43.50 0.93
2012 43.10 -1.37
2011 43.70 0.92
2010 43.30 2.36
2009 42.30 -2.98
2008 43.60 1.87
2007 42.80 3.63
2006 41.30 2.99

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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.