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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland from 1978 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 18.80 2.73
2014 18.30 16.56
2013 15.70 -0.63
2012 15.80 -4.82
2011 16.60 6.41
2010 15.60 4.7
2009 14.90 -5.1
2008 15.70 5.37
2007 14.90 4.2
2006 14.30 1.42

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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.