Sedentary time among individuals in England 2016, by BMI and gender

This statistic displays the results of a survey on the share of people who spent four hours or more sedentary per day in England in 2016, by gender and BMI status. In 2016 it was found that 74 percent of obese male respondents and 73 percent of obese female respondents stated spending at least four hours per weekend day being sedentary.

Share of people who spent four hours or more sedentary per day in England in 2016, by gender and BMI status

WeekdayWeekend day
Men - Not overweight or obese57%66%
Men - Overweight57%68%
Men - Obese62%74%
Women - Not overweight or obese50%60%
Women - Overweight58%67%
Women - Obese66%73%
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Sources

Release date

December 2016

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

1,719*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted base.

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