Child obesity data for 2012-13 available through LG Inform

National Child Measurement Programme - England, 2012-13 school year data is now available.

On 11 December 2013 the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) released a report summarising the key findings from the Government’s National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) for England, 2012-13 school year. The report provides high-level analysis of the prevalence of ‘underweight’, ‘healthy weight’, ‘overweight’, ‘obese’ and 'overweight and obese combined' children, in Reception (typically aged 4–5 years) and Year 6 (typically aged 10–11 years), measured in state schools in England in the school year 2012-13. The report and associated data are available on the HSCIC website.

Map showing all English single tier and county councils,  % of children in year 6 who are overweight or obese, 2012/13

Produced through LG Inform

The following measures are available through LG Inform and include trend data for the last 5 years.

Obesity in primary school age children in reception

Obesity in primary school age children in Year 6

% of children in reception year who are overweight or obese

% of children in year 6 who are overweight or obese

Charts and data displayed in LG Inform can be exported for your own use.

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