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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Finland

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Finland from 1978 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 37.30 10.36
2014 33.80 -1.17
2013 34.20 2.09
2012 33.50 -1.76
2011 34.10 =
2010 34.10 -0.87
2009 34.40 3.93
2008 33.10 -2.65
2007 34.00 1.8
2006 33.40 -4.57

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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.