ADVERTISEMENT

Proportion of overweight people increased 7% during pandemic

Figures

Shutterstock.com

The proportion of overweight people in the adult population in Hungary has increased significantly by 7% since the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic, according to profitline.hu.

Women have gained an average of 4 kg and men 3 kg since 2019.

Today, 62% of the adult population is overweight or obese, according to a representative study by peakshop.hu.

In such a short time, such a change would in itself be worrying, but it is particularly so given that being overweight is a significant risk factor for coronavirus patients.

ADVERTISEMENT

MKIK: Local business tax should be maintained Analysis

MKIK: Local business tax should be maintained

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor... Parliament

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor...

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead Appointments

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead

Capital sees urban exodus during pandemic City

Capital sees urban exodus during pandemic

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.