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Overweight Population in Japan

Overweight Population in Japan from 1978 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 25.00 1.21
2014 24.70 0.82
2013 24.50 -3.16
2012 25.30 -1.56
2011 25.70 -3.38
2010 26.60 1.92
2009 26.10 3.57
2008 25.20 -6.67
2007 27.00 2.66
2006 26.30 4.37

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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.