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25. Overweight or obese females, self-reported

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

Keywords: females, obese, Overweight
30 June 2014
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10.1787/20758480-table15
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Health: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-8480 - © OECD 2014

Overweight or obese females, self-reported
Percentage of females with a BMI>25 kg/m2
Percentage
‌‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
Australia
..
 
..
 
48.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Austria
..
 
42.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Belgium
..
 
..
 
..
 
40.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Canada
40.3
 
..
 
41.4
 
42.1
 
42.5
 
42.3
 
42.9
 
43.7
 
Chile
..
 
53.0
 
..
 
..
 
60.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Czech Republic
..
 
..
 
..
 
46.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Denmark
38.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
39.4
 
..
 
..
 
Estonia
..
 
42.6
 
..
 
44.6
 
..
 
45.2
 
..
 
44.9
 
Finland
40.1
 
41.3
 
42.8
 
43.6
 
42.3
 
43.3
 
43.7
 
43.1
 
France
..
 
31.6
 
..
 
33.8
 
..
 
36.7
 
..
 
39.2
 
Germany
41.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
42.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Greece
..
 
53.2
 
..
 
53.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Hungary
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
48.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Iceland
..
 
..
 
53.5
 
..
 
..
 
50.4
 
..
 
..
 
Ireland
..
 
..
 
41.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Israel 1
..
 
38.2
 
..
 
43.5
 
..
 
42.6
 
..
 
..
 
Italy
35.9
 
36.7
 
36.8
 
36.3
 
37.0
 
37.2
 
36.1
 
37.1
 
Japan
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Korea
..
 
..
 
..
 
16.2
 
17.1
 
16.5
 
17.0
 
17.7
 
Luxembourg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Mexico
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Netherlands
39.6
 
41.9
 
39.9
 
41.4
 
41.9
 
42.9
 
43.0
 
42.3
 
New Zealand
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Norway
36.0
 
..
 
..
 
36.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
38.0
 
Poland
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
44.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Portugal
..
 
47.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Slovak Republic
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
43.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Slovenia
..
 
..
 
45.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
45.6
 
Spain
..
 
43.4
 
..
 
..
 
44.6
 
..
 
43.4
 
..
 
Sweden
36.6
 
34.5
 
37.0
 
36.9
 
37.9
 
38.8
 
39.0
 
39.5
 
Switzerland
..
 
..
 
28.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
32.0
 
Turkey
..
 
..
 
..
 
45.9
 
..
 
49.4
 
..
 
51.3
 
United Kingdom
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
United States
52.8
 
53.9
 
53.9
 
55.8
 
56.4
 
56.1
 
56.1
 
56.0
 
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Disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
1.
The statistical data for Israel are supplied by and under the responsibility of the relevant Israeli authorities. The use of such data by the OECD is without prejudice to the status of the Golan Heights, East Jerusalem and Israeli settlements in the West Bank under the terms of international law.
Source: OECD Health Data: Non-medical determinants of health: OECD Health Statistics (database).
 

This table includes data on overweight or obese among females. The table is part of the key tables collection on health.

Years covered:
2005-2012

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