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Children with unhealthy weight in Scotland 2019, by gender and age

This statistic displays the proportion of children whose body weight is outside the healthy range in Scotland in 2019, by gender and age. In this year, 37 percent of boys and 39 percent of girls aged 12 to 15 years old had a body weight which was outside the healthy range for children of this age.

Share of children with unhealthy weight in Scotland in 2019, by gender and age

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Release date

September 2020


United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,345 respondents

Age group

2-15 years

Method of interview

CAPI interview, questionnaire

Supplementary notes

Unhealthy weight is defined as having a BMI classed as underweight or overweight/obese

Weighted bases: n (boys)=679, n (girls)=666.
The source provides the following information:
- children whose body mass index was more than seven standard deviations above or below the norm for their age were excluded from the table.

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