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Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland

Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Finland from 1978 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 56.00 7.49
2014 52.10 4.41
2013 49.90 1.01
2012 49.40 -2.76
2011 50.80 2.21
2010 49.70 0.81
2009 49.30 1.02
2008 48.80 -0.2
2007 48.90 2.52
2006 47.70 -3.05

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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.