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Obese Population in New Zealand

Obese Population in New Zealand from 1989 to 2016 • % of Males
Date % of Males Variation
2016 30.50 3.74
2015 29.40 -1.34
2014 29.80 =
2013 29.80 5.3
2012 28.30 2.17
2009 27.70 6.54
2007 26.00 6.56
2003 24.40 43.53
1997 17.00 44.07
1989 11.80 N/A

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Overweight Prevalence in other Countries

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.