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Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden

Obese Population (Self-Reported) in Sweden from 1989 to 2015 • % of Total Population
Date % of Total Population Variation
2015 12.30 0.82
2014 12.20 4.27
2013 11.70 -0.85
2012 11.80 7.27
2011 11.00 -2.65
2010 11.30 3.67
2009 10.90 5.83
2008 10.30 -2.83
2007 10.60 17.78
2006 9.00 -17.43

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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.