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Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Ireland

Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Ireland from 1998 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 53.00 3.92
2007 51.00 6.25
2002 48.00 11.63
1998 43.00 N/A

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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.