Between 1993 and 2004, the prevalence of obesity nearly doubled in guys, from 13.6 percent to 24 percent, and rose by almost 50 percent among females from 16.9 percent to 24.4 percent. On the basis of these developments, around one in three adults will be obese by 2012, equal to almost 13 million people. Of these almost half will become among low income groupings and manual cultural classes, while the prevalence of obesity among nonmanual and higher income public classes will have climbed to 35 percent.4 billion.. 13 million people in Britain will be obese by 2012 One in three UK adults – or 13 million people – will end up being obese by 2012, finds research published before print in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Wellness.So the residents of the world will drink down the very last drop of water remaining greedily. They shall fill their fuel tanks with the last gallon of gas; clear-slice the last remaining forest; fish the oceans into mass marine extinction; mine the last staying rare earth elements out of the surface; and dam up the last free-moving river on earth. The appetite of Earthlings for immediate satiation and quick-turnaround profits can only lead to self-destruction. Have no illusions that if oxygen in the atmosphere could possibly be turned into solid gold, people almost everywhere around the world would be incessantly mining the atmosphere for income until the entire global population passed away of asphyxiation.