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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands from 1981 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 11.30 -2.59
2014 11.60 16
2013 10.00 -10.71
2012 11.20 9.8
2011 10.20 =
2010 10.20 -8.93
2009 11.20 10.89
2008 10.10 -0.98
2007 10.20 4.08
2006 9.80 -1.01

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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.