Official Statistics

NCMP and Child Obesity Profile: academic year 2017 to 2018 update

National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) and Child Obesity Profile online data tool: update with added data for academic year 2017 to 2018.



The NCMP and Child Obesity Profile displays prevalence of obesity, severe obesity, overweight, healthy weight and underweight at local, regional and national level over time; for children in Reception (aged 4 to 5 years) and Year 6 (aged 10 to 11 years).

Users can compare local authority (LA) data by region or between ‘CIPFA nearest neighbours’ (LAs with similar characteristics).

The tool also presents inequalities in obesity prevalence by sex, deprivation quintile and ethnic group by LA.

The profile includes child obesity slope index of inequality (SII) for each of the 9 English regions and England. Historic regional SII is also included to allow for trend analysis. Details of the updates are provided in the HTML attachments.

Published 15 January 2019
Last updated 8 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated to include child obesity slope index of inequality for 2006 to 2007 up to 2017 to 2018.

  2. First published.