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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands from 1981 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 29.50 0.34
2014 29.40 1.38
2013 29.00 -1.69
2012 29.50 -2.64
2011 30.30 =
2010 30.30 2.71
2009 29.50 1.03
2008 29.20 5.42
2007 27.70 -5.14
2006 29.20 3.55

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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.