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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Finland

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Finland from 1978 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 43.50 3.08
2014 42.20 3.18
2013 40.90 -1.92
2012 41.70 -2.11
2011 42.60 0.95
2010 42.20 -0.24
2009 42.30 4.7
2008 40.40 -0.74
2007 40.70 -0.49
2006 40.90 -8.71

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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.