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Dataset | 23 February 2021

Prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents in the EU in 2016

Prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents in the EU in 2016 

( World Obesity Federation 2019 )

Country Children 5-9 years old Adolescents 10-19 years old
  Boys Girls Boys Girls
Belgium 9.8 7.4 7.2 4.9
Bulgaria 17.1 10.2 11.8 6.6
Czechia 15.7 8.8 10.7 5.3
Denmark 11.9 6.6 8.2 4.0
Germany 13.7 9.0 9.8 5.7
Estonia 10.3 6.5 6.3 3.7
Ireland 13.6 11.3 8.6 7.8
Greece 21.2 14.2 14.4 8.8
Spain 17.5 12.1 10.6 6.3
France 11.7 8.9 7.4 6.4
Croatia 18.3 11.6 11.6 6.1
Italy 20.5 14.9 11.5 8.1
Cyprus 19.6 12.0 13.6 7.2
Latvia 11.5 6.5 7.5 4.1
Lithuania 11.7 6.5 7.1 3.8
Luxembourg 13.8 8.4 8.8 5.1
Hungary 17.3 11.2 11.9 7.1
Malta 19.7 14.2 13.9 9.6
Netherlands 11.1 7.1 7.1 5.0
Austria 13.0 7.8 10.3 5.1
Poland 16.8 8.0 10.4 3.8
Portugal 15.0 14.4 8.7 8.2
Romania 13.5 8.2 9.2 4.0
Slovenia 14.6 10.3 8.5 6.0
Slovakia 13.6 7.7 8.7 4.6
Finland 15.6 7.8 10.8 4.5
Sweden 10.3 6.1 7.7 3.9

 

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