Average minutes per day spent on sport and exercise in OECD countries plus China, India and South Africa by gender, as of 2016

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Finland (2009-10) 3730
Slovenia (2000-01) 3528
France (2009) 3724
Austria (2008-09) 3327
Italy (2008) 3425
Estonia (2009-2010) 3223
Korea (2009) 3123
Germany (2001-02) 2727
Canada (2010) 3221
Norway (2010) 2724
Belgium (2005) 2918
China (2008) 2422
Denmark (2001) 2520
Poland (2003-04) 2817
United Kingdom (2005) 2419
Netherlands (2005-06) 2220
Ireland (2005) 2317
Australia (2006) 2316
Hungary (1999-2000) 2415
United States (2014) 2413
Spain (2009-10) 2412
Sweden (2010) 1816
New Zealand (2009-10) 1915
Japan (2011) 1714
Portugal (1999) 206
Mexico (2009) 158
Turkey (2006) 104
South Africa (2010) 92
India (1999) 91
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This statistic provides a comparison of the average amount of time in minutes spent on sport and exercise per day by gender in OECD member countries as well as China, India and South Africa. As of 2016, Germany was the only country in which the average minutes per day spent on sport and exercise were the same for both genders with averages of 27 minutes.

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