About World Obesity Day

 World Obesity Day was launched in 2015 to stimulate and support practical solutions to help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and to reverse the obesity crisis. We aim to increase awareness, encourage advocacy, improve policies, and share experiences. Our campaign reached over six million people in 2016,  another eight million in 2017 and with your help can continue to grow year on year.  

About World Obesity Federation

 World Obesity Federation represents professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regional and national obesity associations. Through our membership we create a global community of organisations dedicated to solving the problems of obesity. Our mission is to lead and drive global efforts to reduce, prevent and treat obesity. 

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/ Our Data

We've put together some documents to talk you through the background to our data.

If you can't find the answer to any question you may have on the data we have released for World obesity Day, then please contact us.

If you'd like to access more of our Obesity data, take a look at our website.