GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Obesity In China Statistics [Latest Report]

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"As of 2016, approximately 46 million Chinese were considered obese."

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"The overall prevalence of obesity in Chinese adults has grown from 0.5% in 1980 to 16.4% in 2010."

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"The prevalence of obesity among children in China has increased from 0.1% in 1985 to 8.1% in 2010."

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"Among Chinese children aged 7-18 years, the prevalence of obesity between 1985-2014 has risen 47-fold."

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"In China, adult obesity rates have doubled since 1991, reaching 8.6% in men and 7.6% in women."

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"As of 2014, 27.4% of men and 27% of women in China were found to be overweight."

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"In 2019, obesity rates amongst teenagers in China have grown more than 5% over the past three decades."

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"Among young people aged 12 to 17 years in China in 2017, the prevalence of obesity was 14.8%."

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"In 2020, the prevalence of overweight and obesity in preschool children in China was 24.1% and 10.1%, respectively."

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"The combined overweight and obesity rate for Chinese children aged 6-17 years increased from 4.6% in 1985 to 20.4% in 2014."

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"In 2020, one in nine Chinese adults, or roughly 50 million people, have diabetes, and obesity is a significant risk factor."

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"In 2020, 27.2% of obese Chinese children have been found to have fatty liver disease, which is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes."

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"According to a 2019 study, the prevalence of obesity was significantly higher in rural China (24.1%) compared to urban areas (21.1%)."

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"A 2018 study found that obesity prevalence in adult males increased from 5.5% in 1990 to 21.5% in 2015."

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"In 2013, it was estimated that 320,000 premature deaths in China were due to obesity-related factors."

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"The economic cost of overweight and obesity in China is projected to reach $1.1 trillion within the next two decades."

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