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Overweight Or Obese Population in Japan

Overweight Or Obese Population in Japan from 1978 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 19.20 -9.86
2014 21.30 4.93
2013 20.30 4.64
2012 19.40 -9.77
2011 21.50 1.9
2010 21.10 1.44
2009 20.80 0.97
2008 20.60 1.98
2007 20.20 -5.61
2006 21.40 -2.73

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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.