This indicator is a health outcome instead of a health behavior. It is not possible to follow the same grading scheme as the other indicators. Grading is based on obesity reported from other countries and the consensus from RWG members and stakeholders.
5% of children and adolescents aged 6 -18 years were obese (n=208,280).
18.2% of children and adolescents aged 6-18 years were obese and overweight (n=119,878).
23.3% of children in grades 1-3 were obese and overweight during AY 2016/2017 (n=19,504).
34.3% of adolescents in secondary forms 1-5 aged 11-18 years were obese and overweight (n=692).
21.8% of children in primary 5-6 were obese and overweight in 2018 (n=18,863).
24.2% of children and adolescents aged 8-14 years were obese and overweight in 2017 (n=2,466).