The Physical Activity Guidelines also outline the relationship between the level of participation in physical activity during childhood and adulthood, As such, promoting physical activity at school is important for current and future population health.
The respondents were asked if over the previous week they walked, completed some moderate physical activity and completed some vigorous physical activity and if so how much time, on average, was spent undertaking these activities each time. Those with the equivalent of 150 minutes or more moderate activity were categorised as ‘active’, whereas those with the equivalent of less than 30 minutes moderate activity the previous week were categorised as ‘inactive’. This statistic displays the percentage of adults in Wales who, as of 2020, reported being active for at least 150 minutes or active less than 30 minutes during the previous week, by gender. 58% of men reported being active at least 150 minutes the previous week, and 30% being inactive.