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Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Israel

Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Israel from 2002 to 2016 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2016 53.10 -2.57
2014 54.50 5.21
2013 51.80 4.02
2010 49.80 4.4
2008 47.70 8.16
2006 44.10 -0.23
2004 44.20 1.61
2002 43.50 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.