Body mass index: Overweight or obese adults in Wales 2015, by gender and age

This statistic displays the proportion of individuals whose body mass index (BMI) was overweight, obese or morbidly obese, by gender and age group in Wales in 2015. In this period, 45 percent of men aged 65 years and older were classified as overweight.

Share of adults whose body mass index was overweight or obese in Wales in 2015, by gender and age

OverweightObeseMorbidly obese
Men 16-4434%19%1%
Women 16-4428%21%3%
Men 45-6446%30%3%
Women 45-6434%29%4%
Men 65 and over45%22%1%
Women 65 and over35%22%2%
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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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