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The key tables on health include data on health expenditure, practising physicians, hospital beds, life expectancy, infant mortality, suicides, cancer, tobacco consumption, and overweight or obesity. Historical data refer to the latest eight time periods.

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26. Overweight or obese males, self-reported

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

Keywords: males, obese, Overweight
21 Dec 2011
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Overweight or obese males, self-reported
Percentage of males with a BMI>25 kg/m2
Percentage
‌‌
‌2003‌
‌2004‌
‌2005‌
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
Australia
..
 
61.9
 
..
 
..
 
63.3
 
..
 
..
 
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Austria
..
 
..
 
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56.9
 
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..
 
..
 
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Belgium
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50.6
 
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..
 
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53.7
 
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..
 
Canada
54.9
 
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55.5
 
..
 
54.5
 
54.6
 
55.5
 
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Chile
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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50.1
 
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Czech Republic
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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62.5
 
..
 
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Denmark
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51.9
 
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..
 
..
 
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54.3
 
Estonia
..
 
45.7
 
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52.2
 
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56.3
 
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Finland
53.5
 
53.3
 
59.7
 
55.5
 
56.7
 
55.8
 
58.4
 
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France
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39.6
 
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42.5
 
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43.1
 
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Germany
57.7
 
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57.9
 
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..
 
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60.1
 
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Greece
..
 
..
 
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62.4
 
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64.9
 
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Hungary
58.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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59.4
 
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Iceland
..
 
..
 
..
 
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66.6
 
..
 
..
 
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Ireland
..
 
..
 
..
 
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59.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Israel 1
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48.5
 
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50.4
 
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52.2
 
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Italy
51.3
 
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54.0
 
54.2
 
54.9
 
55.4
 
56.5
 
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Japan
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..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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Korea
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..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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Luxembourg
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..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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Mexico
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..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Netherlands
51.1
 
51.3
 
50.4
 
51.1
 
51.1
 
52.3
 
52.5
 
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New Zealand
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..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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Norway
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52.0
 
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55.0
 
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Poland
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52.1
 
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Portugal
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56.0
 
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Slovak Republic
57.2
 
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Slovenia
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64.9
 
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..
 
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Spain
56.3
 
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58.6
 
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62.8
 
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Sweden
49.4
 
49.9
 
51.8
 
52.6
 
51.9
 
53.5
 
54.1
 
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Switzerland
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..
 
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46.3
 
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Turkey
43.3
 
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49.2
 
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United Kingdom
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United States
68.2
 
68.4
 
68.8
 
68.2
 
70.1
 
69.5
 
71.0
 
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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 males. The table is part of the key tables collection on health.

Years covered:
2003-2010

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