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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden from 1998 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 28.90 3.96
2014 27.80 -1.77
2013 28.30 2.17
2012 27.70 -2.81
2011 28.50 1.06
2010 28.20 2.92
2009 27.40 1.48
2008 27.00 1.12
2007 26.70 -0.37
2006 26.80 1.9

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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.