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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Israel

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Israel from 2002 to 2016 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2016 31.00 0.32
2014 30.90 6.55
2013 29.00 6.62
2010 27.20 -6.53
2008 29.10 8.99
2006 26.70 -2.55
2004 27.40 8.73
2002 25.20 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.