Indicator full name: Age-standardized prevalence of obesity (defined as BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) in people aged 18 years and over, females (WHO estimates) (%)
- Country/Area (COUNTRY/AREA)
- Supranational group of countries (COUNTRY_GRP)
- Year of measure (YEAR)
Years data is available: 1975—2016
Last updated: 17 October 2019
- San Marino
Health 2020 core indicators were agreed by the WHO European Region Member States for monitoring progress towards the Health 2020 targets. Some of these indicators are based on official WHO sources and other are based on non-WHO sources, such as UNESCO and UNDP. Data from WHO sources can be accessed and queried at national level, while data from non-WHO sources is available in aggregated form, for groups of Member States.
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1) Regional averages were obtained from the Global Health Observatory, and are based on the country level data from the Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014 presented here. 2) The data presented here are WHO estimates, and not official statistics reported by countries to WHO.
This indicator reflects the age-standardized rate