Body mass index (BMI): weight of adults in Wales 2015, by gender

This statistic displays the weight of individuals based on their body mass index (BMI), by gender in Wales in 2015. That year, two percent of men and three percent of women were classified as morbidly obese.

Distribution of adults' body mass index in Wales in 2015, by weight and gender

MenWomen
Underweight2%3%
Healthy Weight35%41%
Overweight40%32%
Obese23%24%
Morbidly obese2%3%
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Sources

Release date

June 2016

Region

United Kingdom (Wales)

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

14,170*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Questionnaire and personal interview

Supplementary notes

* Unweighted bases n (men)= 6,554, n (women)= 7,616
The source provides the following information: "bases vary, those shown are for the whole sample."

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