Mean waist circumference of adults in England 2015, by gender and household income quintile
(in centimeters)
Waist circumference in England 2015, by gender and household income
This statistic displays the waist circumference of adults in England in 2015, by gender and household income. In this year, men in the highest household income quintile had a mean waist circumference of 96.4 centimeters and women in the highest household income quintile had a mean waist circumference of 85.2 centimeters.
Mean waist circumference of adults in England 2015, by gender and household income quintile
(in centimeters)
MenWomen
Highest household income quintile96.485.2
2nd income quintile9787.4
3rd income quintile98.388.8
4th income quintile97.491.1
Lowest household income quintile9889.8
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Source

Release date

December 2016

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2015

Number of respondents

4,253*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (men)= 2,110; n (women)= 2,144.
The source provides the following information:
- high waist circumference: 94-102 centimeters in men and 80-88 centimeters in women.
- very high waist circumference: greater than 102 centimeters in men and greater than 88 centimeters in women, referred to as 'raised waist circumference' in previous HSE reports.

Waist circumference in England 2015, by gender and household income
This statistic displays the waist circumference of adults in England in 2015, by gender and household income. In this year, men in the highest household income quintile had a mean waist circumference of 96.4 centimeters and women in the highest household income quintile had a mean waist circumference of 85.2 centimeters.
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