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Overweight Or Obese Population in the UK

Overweight Or Obese Population in the UK from 1980 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 62.90 1.94
2014 61.70 -0.64
2013 62.10 0.32
2012 61.90 0.32
2011 61.70 -1.75
2010 62.80 2.45
2009 61.30 -0.16
2008 61.40 0.99
2007 60.80 -1.3
2006 61.60 1.82

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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.