National Statistics

National Child Measurement Programme, England 2016/17 school year

Summarises the key findings from the Government's National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) for England.



Provides high-level analysis of the prevalence of ‘underweight’, ‘healthy weight’, ‘overweight’ and ‘obese’ children, in Reception (aged 4–5 years) and Year 6 (aged 10–11 years), measured in state schools in England in the school year.

Published 19 October 2017