Adults: Number of persons aged 18 years or over who are obese or overweight.
Children: Number of persons aged 5–17 years who are obese or overweight.
Adults: Number of persons aged 18 years or over who are obese or overweight.
Children: Number of persons aged 5–17 years who are obese or overweight.
Adults: Population aged 18 years or over
Children: Population aged 5–17 years
Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated as weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of height (in metres).
For adults, obesity is defined as a BMI of greater than or equal to 30.00 and overweight is defined as a BMI of 25.00–29.99.
For children, obesity is defined as a BMI (appropriate for age and sex) that is likely to be …
2011–12 (updated for full AHS sample)—For each of adults and children, state and territory, by:
2011–12 (updated for full AHS sample)—For adults, nationally, by:
Body Mass Index (BMI) is calculated as weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of height (in metres).
For adults, obesity is defined as a BMI of greater than or equal to 30.00 and overweight is defined as a BMI of 25.00–29.99.
For children, obesity is defined as a BMI (appropriate for age and sex) that is likely to be 30.00 or more at age 18 years, and overweight is defined as a BMI (appropriate for age and sex) that is likely to be 25.00–29.99 at age 18 years, based on centile curves. See ABS National Health Survey: Users' Guide Electronic Publication, 2007–08 (ABS Catalogue no. 4363.0.55.001) for BMI values.
Rates are directly age-standardised to the 2001 Australian population.
Excludes pregnant women where identified and people with an unknown BMI.
Analysis by remoteness and Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented as a percentage.
95% confidence intervals and relative standard errors calculated for rates.
Adults: Number of persons aged 18 years or over who are obese or overweight.
Children: Number of persons aged 5–17 years who are obese or overweight.
Adults: Population aged 18 years or over
Children: Population aged 5–17 years
2011–12 (updated for full AHS sample)—For each of adults and children, state and territory, by:
2011–12 (updated for full AHS sample)—For adults, nationally, by:
2012–13—For each of adults and children, state and territory, by:
2004-05 (resupplied)—State and territory, by:
Some disaggregation may result in numbers too small for publication.
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