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World Obesity Atlas 2023

March 12 , 2023 468 days 489 0
  • The World Obesity Federation has released a report “World Obesity Atlas 2023”.
  • Childhood obesity in India is likely to see an annual rise of 9.1 per cent by 2035.
  • In India, around 11 per cent people will be obese by 2035.
  • Annual increase in adult obesity between 2020 and 2035 is to be 5.2 per cent.
  • In 2020 boys in India had a 3 per cent obesity risk, but by 2035 the risk will likely go up by 12 per cent.
  • For girls the risk was 2 per cent in 2020, but in the next 12 years, it will rise to 7 per cent.
  • Indian women in 2020 had an obesity risk of 7 per cent, which will rise to 13 per cent by 2035.
  • Men had a risk of 4 per cent in 2020, which will rise to 8 per cent in 12 years.
  • Obesity risk will contribute to a total economic impact of UD 4.32 trillion by 2035
  • It is equal to nearly 3 per cent of global GDP.
  • The likely impact on India’s national GDP will be 1.8 per cent.

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