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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 Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 62.20 1.8
2014 61.10 4.8
2013 58.30 0.87
2012 57.80 -3.83
2011 60.10 3.8
2010 57.90 -0.86
2009 58.40 4.66
2008 55.80 -1.59
2007 56.70 2.16
2006 55.50 -7.04

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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.