• Overview
  • Obesity prevalence
  • Population breakdowns
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Obesity prevalence

Adults, 2013

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:16+
Sample size:406
Area covered:National
References:Gibraltar Health Authority. Health & Lifestyle Survey report of the adult population in Gibraltar 2015.
Notes:Small sample but considered representative
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Children, 1998

Survey type:Measured
Age:5-12
Sample size:2994
References:Kirk S FL, McLeod M. The prevalences of overweight and obesity in children aged 4 to 12 years in Gibraltar. Public Health Nutrition 2003;6:329-331
Notes:IOTF Cut off. Reference: Cole TJ, Bellizzi MC, Flegal KM, Dietz WH. Establishing a standard definition for child overweight and obesity worldwide: International survey. BMJ. 2000 May 6;320(7244):1240-3. Boys = 1540, Girls = 1454 NB. Combined child data estimated. These estimates were calculated by weighting male and female survey results. Weighting based on World Bank Population % total female 2019 for the UK (https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SP.POP.TOTL.FE.ZS - accessed 21.10.20)'
Cutoffs:IOTF

Overweight/obesity by age

Adults, 2013

Survey type:Self-reported
Sample size:406
Area covered:National
References:Gibraltar Health Authority. Health & Lifestyle Survey report of the adult population in Gibraltar 2015.
Notes:Small sample but considered representative
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².

Overweight/obesity by socio-economic group

Adults, 2013

Survey type:Self-reported
Age:16+
Sample size:406
Area covered:National
References:Gibraltar Health Authority. Health & Lifestyle Survey report of the adult population in Gibraltar 2015.
Notes:Small sample but considered representative
Unless otherwise noted, overweight refers to a BMI between 25kg and 29.9kg/m², obesity refers to a BMI greater than 30kg/m².
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