Table 8.1 Mean adult BMI, prevalence of overweight and obesity, 1995 to 2015

Aged 16 and over with valid height and weight measurements 1995 to 2015
BMI (kg/m2) 1995 1998 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  % % % % % % % % % % %
Men
25 and over a
16-64 57 61 64 66 67 66 67 66 67 67 65
16+ n/a n/a 65 68 68 68 69 68 69 69 67
30 and over b
16-64 16 19 22 25 28 27 27 25 25 25 28
16+ n/a n/a 22 26 28 27 28 27 26 26 28
40 and over c
16-64 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
16+ n/a n/a 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Mean
16-64 26.0 26.4 26.9 27.1 27.6 27.3 27.4 27.2 27.3 27.3 27.6
16+ n/a n/a 27.0 27.3 27.6 27.5 27.6 27.4 27.5 27.5 27.7
SE of the mean
16-64 0.09 0.09 0.12 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.14 0.16 0.16 0.20 0.18
16+ n/a n/a 0.10 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.12 0.14 0.14 0.17 0.15
Women
25 and over a
16-64 48 52 57 60 59 60 57 58 59 58 59
16+ n/a n/a 60 62 61 62 60 60 61 61 62
30 and over b
16-64 18 21 24 26 27 28 26 27 28 28 29
16+ n/a n/a 26 27 28 29 28 28 30 29 30
40 and over c
16-64 1 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 3
16+ n/a n/a 3 3 4 3 4 3 4 4 3
Mean
16-64 25.7 26.3 26.9 27.2 27.2 27.4 27.3 27.3 27.4 27.4 27.4
16+ n/a n/a 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.6 27.5 27.4 27.6 27.6 27.5
SE of the mean
16-64 0.10 0.11 0.14 0.16 0.14 0.14 0.14 0.17 0.20 0.18 0.19
16+ n/a n/a 0.12 0.13 0.13 0.12 0.12 0.14 0.17 0.16 0.15
All adults
25 and over a
16-64 52 57 61 63 63 63 62 62 63 63 62
16+ n/a n/a 62 65 65 65 64 64 65 65 65
30 and over b
16-64 17 20 23 26 27 27 26 26 26 27 28
16+ n/a n/a 24 27 28 28 28 27 28 28 29
40 and over c
16-64 1 1 3 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
16+ n/a n/a 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3
Mean
16-64 25.9 26.4 26.9 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.3 27.2 27.4 27.4 27.5
16+ n/a n/a 27.1 27.4 27.5 27.5 27.5 27.4 27.5 27.6 27.6
SE of the mean
16-64 0.06 0.07 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.14 0.15 0.13
16+ n/a n/a 0.09 0.10 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.11 0.13 0.12 0.12
Bases (weighted):
Men 16-64 3677 3673 2702 2240 2629 2487 2513 1706 1671 1574 1658
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3217 2692 3161 2992 3003 2048 2027 1919 2043
Women 16-64 3634 3572 2776 2258 2560 2435 2478 1640 1694 1616 1620
Women 16+ n/a n/a 3458 2829 3214 3046 3100 2063 2104 2028 2075
All adults 16-64 7311 7245 5478 4498 5189 4922 4991 3346 3366 3190 3278
All adults 16+ n/a n/a 6675 5521 6375 6038 6103 4110 4130 3948 4118
Bases (unweighted):
Men 16-64 3307 3110 2368 1824 2131 2020 2092 1381 1415 1305 1323
Men 16+ n/a n/a 3016 2457 2843 2674 2745 1876 1844 1771 1863
Women 16-64 4007 3783 2908 2294 2685 2553 2596 1676 1791 1632 1564
Women 16+ n/a n/a 3684 3020 3456 3327 3389 2221 2288 2198 2187
All adults 16-64 7314 6893 5276 4118 4816 4573 4688 3057 3206 2937 2887
All adults 16+ n/a n/a 6700 5477 6299 6001 6134 4097 4132 3969 4050

a 25 and over = overweight / obese / morbidly obese
b 30 and over = obese / morbidly obese
c 40 and over = morbidly obese


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