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Overweight Or Obese Population in the UK

Overweight Or Obese Population in the UK from 1980 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 58.10 =
2014 58.10 1.57
2013 57.20 =
2012 57.20 -2.05
2011 58.40 1.04
2010 57.80 1.94
2009 56.70 -0.35
2008 56.90 0.89
2007 56.40 0.53
2006 56.10 -0.36

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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.