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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands from 1981 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 12.80 -3.76
2014 13.30 19.82
2013 11.10 -7.5
2012 12.00 5.26
2011 11.40 =
2010 11.40 -3.39
2009 11.80 6.31
2008 11.10 -0.89
2007 11.20 -0.88
2006 11.30 5.61

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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.