Children aged 4-5 years overweight in England 2018/19, by deprivation decile

This statistic displays the share of children aged 4-5 years in England that are overweight or obese in 2018/19, by deprivation decile. In the most deprived decile approximately 27 percent of children are overweight and obese compared with 17 percent in the least deprived decile.

Share of children aged 4-5 years who are overweight or obese in England in 2018/19, by deprivation decile

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Release date

October 2019


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period


Age group

4-5 years

Supplementary notes

Deprivation deciles based on 2015 Index of Multiple Deprivation.

Data shows combination of the BMI categories; Overweight, Obese and Severely obese.

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