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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland from 1978 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 18.90 6.78
2014 17.70 22.92
2013 14.40 -8.28
2012 15.70 -1.88
2011 16.00 3.23
2010 15.50 10.71
2009 14.00 -12.5
2008 16.00 14.29
2007 14.00 -0.71
2006 14.10 4.44

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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.