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Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in India

Prevalence Of Obesity Among Females Aged 18 or Over (%) in India from 1975 to 2016
Date Value Variation
2016 5.10 6.25
2015 4.80 4.35
2014 4.60 4.55
2013 4.40 4.76
2012 4.20 5
2011 4.00 5.26
2010 3.80 5.56
2009 3.60 5.88
2008 3.40 3.03
2007 3.30 6.45

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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.