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Number of overweight and obese individuals in selected European Countries
Notes for researchers
The chart presents the numbers of overweight BMI (25-29.9 kg/m²) and obese (BMI ≥30 kg/m²) in selected countries in Europe. The above data are based on the most recently available survey in each country. The chart was created in response to a request from one of our members the countries selected were based upon this request. The population figures used were UNPOPIN 2010 figures. Please note that the Italian data are based on self reported weight and heights, these are known to be underestimate the true prevalence of overweight and obesity.
In this instance UK data are based on the Health Survey for England data. For further information please contact [email protected] ©World Obesity Federation November 2018.
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