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27. Overweight or obese females, measured

Percentage of females with a BMI>25 kg/m2 You or your institution have access to this content

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11 Oct 2013
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Health: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-8480 - © OECD 2013

Overweight or obese females, measured
Percentage of females with a BMI>25 kg/m2
Percentage
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‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Australia
..
 
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54.7
 
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56.2
 
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Austria
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Belgium
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Canada
50.5
 
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54.1
 
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52.5
 
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Chile
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..
 
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64.3
 
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..
 
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Czech Republic
46.0
 
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49.0
 
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49.0
 
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Denmark
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Estonia
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..
 
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..
 
..
 
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Finland
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52.4
 
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France
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Germany
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Greece
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Hungary
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60.7
 
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Iceland
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..
 
..
 
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Ireland
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56.0
 
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Israel 1
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Italy
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..
 
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..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Japan
22.0
 
21.4
 
20.2
 
20.6
 
20.8
 
21.1
 
21.5
 
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Korea
27.1
 
..
 
26.6
 
25.2
 
26.4
 
25.7
 
27.6
 
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Luxembourg
43.9
 
45.7
 
44.3
 
44.4
 
48.2
 
50.2
 
50.3
 
49.7
 
Mexico
71.3
 
71.9
 
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73.0
 
Netherlands
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New Zealand
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57.6
 
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60.6
 
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59.5
 
Norway
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..
 
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Poland
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Portugal
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Slovak Republic
46.0
 
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47.7
 
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Slovenia
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Spain
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Sweden
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Switzerland
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Turkey
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United Kingdom
56.3
 
56.1
 
56.4
 
56.9
 
56.7
 
57.8
 
58.4
 
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United States
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61.7
 
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64.5
 
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64.7
 
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1.
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b)
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Estimate
Source: OECD Health Data: Non-medical determinants of health: OECD Health Statistics (database).
 
This table includes data on overweight or obese females, as a percentage of females with a BMI>25 kg/m2. The table is part of the key tables collection on health.
Years covered: :
2004-2011

Countries covered: 

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
 
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