Distribution of body mass index in Sweden 2021, by gender

Distribution of body mass index (BMI) in Sweden in 2021, by gender

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Release date

April 2022

Region

Sweden

Survey time period

2021

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

The statistic is based on a survey where the following questions were asked: "How tall are you?" and "How much do you weigh?". Between 12,000 and 13,000 persons were interviewed over a one year period. According to the survey results, the BMI was calculated.

The source adds the following information: "BMI is calculated as the ratio between body weight (in kilograms) and the squared body height (in meters): (Weight/(height*height))."

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