Physical activity on 5 or more days a week in Wales 2003-2015, by gender

This statistic displays the proportion of individuals who are active on five or more days a week, by gender in Wales from 2003/04 to 2015. In general men are active on more days a week than women are. In 2012, 36 percent of men and 23 percent of women were physically active on five or more days a week.

Share of adults physically active on 5 or more days a week in Wales from 2003 to 2015, by gender

MenWomen
2003/0436%22%
2004/0536%23%
2005/0638%25%
200736%23%
200838%22%
200936%23%
201037%24%
201136%23%
201236%23%
201337%23%
201438%23%
201538%24%
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Sources

Release date

June 2016

Region

United Kingdom (Wales)

Survey time period

2003-2015

Number of respondents

14,170*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Questionnaire and personal interview

Supplementary notes

The source defines physical activity as doing "at least 30 minutes of at least moderate intensity physical activity on 5 or more days the previous week. (Prior to 2011 this was the target activity level for meeting physical activity guidelines, but guidelines were revised during 2011 to allow more flexibility in how target activity levels are met)."

* Unweighted base in 2013 (whole sample): n (men)= 6,554, n (women)= 7,616. Bases for previous years vary.

The source adds: "from 2007 the fieldwork runs on a calendar year basis."

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