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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Netherlands from 1981 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 39.90 -1.24
2014 40.40 1
2013 40.00 -5.21
2012 42.20 -2.54
2011 43.30 -0.23
2010 43.40 5.08
2009 41.30 -2.36
2008 42.30 3.42
2007 40.90 -0.97
2006 41.30 1.98

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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.