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Overweight Or Obese Population in the UK

Overweight Or Obese Population in the UK from 1980 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 67.80 3.83
2014 65.30 -2.68
2013 67.10 0.75
2012 66.60 2.46
2011 65.00 -4.13
2010 67.80 3.04
2009 65.80 -0.15
2008 65.90 1.23
2007 65.10 -2.98
2006 67.10 3.71

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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.