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Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands

Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands from 1981 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 43.70 -1.8
2014 44.50 8.27
2013 41.10 -2.84
2012 42.30 -1.63
2011 43.00 0.23
2010 42.90 2.39
2009 41.90 1.21
2008 41.40 3.76
2007 39.90 -4.77
2006 41.90 5.81

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  • 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.