In the United States around 45 million adults (approx. 14 per cent of the population) have a gym membership, while in the UK 4.5 million adults (approx. 7 per cent of the population) have a membership. Thought it would be more?
What percentage of the population works out?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 19.3 percent of the U.S. population was engaged in sports and exercise each day in 2019. Male participation was higher (20.7 percent) than the participation rate of women (18 percent). This included participation in sports, exercise and other active leisure activities.
What percentage of guys go to the gym?
According to the source, 20.7 percent of men participated in sports, exercise and recreational activities every day in 2019.
Which age group exercises the most?
Age The age group 18 to 44 was the most likely to exercise. Of those individuals age 18 to 44, 59.7 percent reported exercising at least three times a week for half an hour or more. This compares with 53.5 percent and 46.7 percent, respectively, for the age groups 45 to 64 and 65 and older (figure 1).
Which gender goes to the gym more?
Studies from the University of North Georgia, reported in 2015, suggest that men are more likely to attend the gym for weight training whilst women are more likely to attend for cardio training.