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Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Korea

Overweight Population (Self-Reported) in Korea from 2008 to 2015 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2015 29.70 4.21
2014 28.50 2.15
2013 27.90 0.72
2012 27.70 2.97
2011 26.90 2.67
2010 26.20 3.56
2009 25.30 3.27
2008 24.50 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.