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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Iceland

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Iceland from 1990 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 38.60 -6.08
2012 41.10 9.6
2010 37.50 -6.48
2007 40.10 11.7
2002 35.90 23.79
1990 29.00 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.