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Visualisation | Last updated: 08 Apr 2021

Prevalence of obesity in adults in the EU in 2016 map

Age-standardised prevalence of obesity in adults in the EU in 2016

Obesity data was obtained from population-based studies where height and weight were measured

Source:  OECD 2019,The Heavy Burden of Obesity The Economics of Prevention  

© European Union, 2021