UK statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England 2013

UK statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England 2013

  • UK adults ‘of a healthy weight’ dropped from 41% to 34% among men and from 50% to 39% among women from 1993 to 2011.
  • Overweight and obese UK adults increased from 58% to 65% in men and from 49% to 58% in women from 1993 to 2011.
  • Obese UK adults went from 13% in 1993 to 24% in 2011 for men and from 16% to 26% for women.
  • Large belly measurement UK adults increased from 20% to 34% among men and from 26% to 47% among women from 1993 to 2011.
  • Diagnosis of obesity in UK NHS hospitals was 1,019 in 2002.
  • Diagnosis of obesity in UK NHS hospitals was 11,736 in 2012.
  • This is eleven times higher in 10 years and triple the amount in 2007 at 3,862.

“Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England, 2013” and figures on obesity-related “Finished Admission Episodes” and “Finished Consultant Episodes” for 2011/12, using data from the HSCIC‟s Hospital Episode Statistics as released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC), The National Health Service and the UK National Audit Office on 20th February, 2013.  Full report available here: https://catalogue.ic.nhs.uk/publications/public-health/obesity/obes-phys-acti-diet-eng-2013/obes-phys-acti-diet-eng-2013-rep.pdf


 

Posted: Tuesday 17 September 2013