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Obese Population in the UK

Obese Population in the UK from 1980 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 26.90 10.7
2014 24.30 -6.54
2013 26.00 6.56
2012 24.40 3.39
2011 23.60 -9.92
2010 26.20 18.55
2009 22.10 -8.3
2008 24.10 2.12
2007 23.60 -0.42
2006 23.70 7.24

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Overweight Prevalence in other Countries

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.