Share of overweight and obese people in Sweden 2008-2018, by BMI

The share of overweight or obese people in Sweden in 2018 was at the same level as the previous year, at 51 percent, but the share of people that were obese had increased by one percentage point, and reached 16 percent of the population.

Share of people that are overweight in Sweden from 2008 to 2018, by BMI

Overweight BMI 25-29.9Obese BMI ≥ 30Overweight and obese BMI ≥ 25
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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

2008 to 2018

Number of respondents

20,000 respondents*

Age group

16-84 years

Method of interview


Supplementary notes

*The source adds the following information "During this period the survey was sent annually to around 20,000 randomly chosen individuals"

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