Share of children meeting activity guidelines in Scotland 2018, by gender and age

This statistic displays the results of a survey on the share of children meeting physical activity guidelines (including and excluding school) in Scotland in 2018, by gender and age. In this year, 48 percent of boys as well as 46 percent of girls aged from 5 to 7 years old met the physical activity guidelines of 60 minutes of activity on all 7 days per week, including activity at school.

Share of children meeting physical activity guidelines in Scotland in 2018, by gender and age

5-7 years8-10 years11-12 years13-15 years
Excluding activity at school -boys45%45%28%13%
Excluding activity at school -girls45%42%28%17%
Including activity at school -boys48%45%31%15%
Including activity at school -girls46%45%28%17%
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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United Kingdom (Scotland)

Survey time period

2018

Number of respondents

1,736*

Age group

5-15 years

Method of interview

CAPI interview, questionnaire

Supplementary notes

* Weighted bases: n (boys)=893, n (girls)=844
The source provides the following information:
Physically active for at least 60 minutes on all 7 days per week.

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