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Body Mass Index (BMI) Distribution

Period: April 2014
Question: What is your height and weight?
BMI Calculation: Weight (kg) / [Height (m)]2

World Health Organization classification for adult Europeans 


Classification
(BMI)
Male
Number (%)
Female
Number (%)
Overall
Number (%)
Underweight
(BMI <18.5)
95 (4.9%) 292 (13.4%) 388 (9.4%)
Normal
(BMI 18.5-<25.0)
1 288 (65.7%) 1 517 (69.8%) 2 805 (67.9%)
Overweight
(BMI 25.0-<30.0)
466 (23.8%) 256 (11.8%) 722 (17.5%)
Obese
(BMI =or>30.0)
82 (4.2%) 56 (2.6%) 139 (3.4%)
Unknown/Missing/Outliers 29 (1.5%) 52 (2.4%) 81 (2.0%)
Total 1 960 (100.0%) 2 174 (100.0%) 4 134 (100.0%)

Note: Add-ups may not be equal to total due to rounding.
 

 

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