- 27 Jul 2021 1:45 PM
- Budapest Business Journal
The overweight category included 34.5% of the entire population who were pre-obese and 23.9% who were obese.
In the European Union as a whole, the share of underweight people was at 2.9%, 45.8% had normal weight, and 51.3% were overweight.
The highest percentages were recorded in Croatia and Malta, where 65% of adults were considered overweight in 2019.
In all EU Member States, a higher share of men than women was overweight in 2019. In Hungary, the share was 65.3% for men and 52.1% for women.
BMI is a measure of a person's weight relative to their height that links fairly well with body fat.