Research and analysis

Child obesity: patterns and trends

Slide sets presenting the latest data on child obesity in England, the 9 English regions, and upper tier local authorities.

Applies to England


Patterns and trends in child obesity: national, regional, and upper tier local authority data


These slide sets present the latest data on child obesity from the National Child Measurement Programme. The national slide set also includes data from the Health Survey for England. Trends in child overweight and obesity are shown and patterns are examined by age, sex, ethnic group, and area deprivation.

Published 26 February 2020
Last updated 6 July 2021 + show all updates
  1. Revised update to the slide sets on the fingertips profile.

  2. Added link to new slide set.

  3. First published.