Noncommunicable diseases and mental health

Indicator 14: Overweight and obesity in persons aged 18+ years

Global Monitoring Framework on NCDs

Indicator 14 - Age-standardized prevalence of overweight and obesity in persons aged 18+ years (defined as body mass index = 25 kg/m² for overweight and body mass index = 30 kg/m² for obesity)

The global monitoring framework for NCDs will track the implementation of the NCD action plan through monitoring and reporting on the attainment of the global targets in 2015-2020. The 25 indicators and the 9 voluntary global targets of the framework provide overall direction and the action plan provides a road map for reaching the targets.