England: prevalence of adults who are obese, by gender and region

This statistic displays the prevalence of adults who are obese in England in 2013, by gender and region. In this year, 26 percent of men and 20 percent of women in the South West of England were obese.

Prevalence of adults who are obese in England in 2013, by gender and region

MenWomen
North East29%32%
North West27%24%
Yorkshire and the Humber28%28%
East Midlands29%26%
West Midlands30%24%
East of England27%25%
London22%22%
South East23%22%
South West26%20%
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Source

Release date

December 2014

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

January to December 2013

Number of respondents

7,451*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (men)= 3,688; n (women)= 3,763.
The source provides the following information:
Regions defined as the former Government Office Regions.
Overweight: 25 to less than 30 kilograms per meter squared.
Obese, including morbidly obese: 20 kilograms per meter squared or more.

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