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Data & Statistics

Public health surveillance is the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of outcome-specific data for use in planning, interpretation, and evaluation of public health practice. The latest statistics, surveillance systems, state indicator reports and maps related to obesity are provided.

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Adult Obesity Facts
What are the latest statistics on adult obesity in the United States?

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Childhood Obesity Facts
How many children in the United States have obesity?

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Data, Maps, and Trends
Use these maps and interactive database systems to find information relating to nutrition, physical activity, and obesity.

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State Indicator Reports
Learn about behavioral, policy, and environmental indicators that affect childhood obesity, fruit and vegetable consumption, physical activity, and breastfeeding.

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Surveillance Systems
Nutrition, physical activity, obesity, and breastfeeding surveys and data collection systems.