Average percentage of U.S. population engaged in sports and exercise per day from 2010 to 2016*

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This graph depicts the average percentage of the U.S. population participating in sports, exercise and recreational activities per day by gender from 2010 to 2016. According to the source, 22.7 percent of men participated in sports, exercise and recreational activities every day in 2016.
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Release date
June 2017
United States
Survey time period
2010 to 2016
Number of respondents
Approx. 10,900 (2015)
Age group
15 years and older
Method of interview
Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)
Supplementary notes
* Sports, exercise, and recreation activities include participating in - as well as attending or watching - sports, exercise, and recreational activities. Recreational activities are leisure activities that are active in nature, such as yard games like croquet or horseshoes.

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