Why did you leave / quit your former health club?*

Reasons for quitting health club membership 2014 The statistic shows the results of a survey concerned with the reasons why people quit their health club membership. 40 percent of respondents said that the membership was too expensive and they could not afford it.
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Percentage of respondents
It was too expensive / I could not afford it40%
I wasn't using my membership / wasn't going30%
I moved / the location was no longer convenient20%
I could exercise somewhere else for free19%
It was too crowded17%
I developed an injury / surgery / other condition11%
I felt out of place9%
I lost my job8%
I did not like to exercise7%
I didn't reach my fitness goals5%
It was too intimidating4%
There was no one there to guide me4%
I didn't know what to do there4%
I wanted to participate in another type of exercise3%
I met my fitness goals2%
Nobody I knew went to my former health club2%
Other1%
Percentage of respondents
It was too expensive / I could not afford it40%
I wasn't using my membership / wasn't going30%
I moved / the location was no longer convenient20%
I could exercise somewhere else for free19%
It was too crowded17%
I developed an injury / surgery / other condition11%
I felt out of place9%
I lost my job8%
I did not like to exercise7%
I didn't reach my fitness goals5%
It was too intimidating4%
There was no one there to guide me4%
I didn't know what to do there4%
I wanted to participate in another type of exercise3%
I met my fitness goals2%
Nobody I knew went to my former health club2%
Other1%

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The statistic shows the results of a survey concerned with the reasons why people quit their health club membership. 40 percent of respondents said that the membership was too expensive and they could not afford it.
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Release date
May 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
2014
Number of respondents
1,000 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Method of interview
Online interview
Supplementary notes
* Multiple answers were allowed.

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