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Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Korea

Overweight Or Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Korea from 2008 to 2015 • % of Females
Date % of Females Variation
2015 18.80 3.3
2014 18.20 2.25
2013 17.80 0.56
2012 17.70 4.12
2011 17.00 3.03
2010 16.50 -3.51
2009 17.10 5.56
2008 16.20 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.