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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12767

23 July 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 25 / 25
NEWS BRIEFS / Health
Just over half of adults in EU are considered overweight, says Eurostat
22/07/2021 (Agence Europe)

22/07/2021 (Agence Europe)53% of adults living in the EU were overweight in 2019, reveal data updated on Wednesday 21 July by Eurostat. The lowest share of overweight and obese people was recorded among 18-24 year olds (25%), while 65-74 year olds had the highest share (66%). Women are also less affected than men, notes Eurostat. Furthermore, the institution notes a decrease in the proportion of overweight people as the level of education rises: “while the percentage of overweight...

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