Most popular leisure activities among adults in the United States as of September 2013

Most popular leisure activities among adults in the U.S. 2013 This statistic shows the most popular leisure activities among adults in the United States as of September 2013. During the survey, 42 percent of the respondents named watching TV as their most preferred activity during leisure time.
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Share of respondents
Watch TV42%
Reading37%
Computer/internet19%
Spending time with family and friends18%
Watching/going to the movies11%
Exercise/working out10%
Playing video games and computer/internet games10%
Walking/running/jogging8%
Gardening 7%
Concerts/listening to/playing music7%
Share of respondents
Watch TV42%
Reading37%
Computer/internet19%
Spending time with family and friends18%
Watching/going to the movies11%
Exercise/working out10%
Playing video games and computer/internet games10%
Walking/running/jogging8%
Gardening 7%
Concerts/listening to/playing music7%
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This statistic shows the most popular leisure activities among adults in the United States as of September 2013. During the survey, 42 percent of the respondents named watching TV as their most preferred activity during leisure time.
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Release date
December 2013
Region
United States
Survey time period
September 18 to 24, 2013
Number of respondents
2,577 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Respondents selected up to three answers.

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