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RST Profile: Wellington Region

Participation Levels

Participation in Sport or Recreation Activity Over Different Timeframes

Percentage of adults who took part in at least one sport or recreation activity...

  Over 12 months Per month Per week
Regional Population
96.0%
91.7%
80.2%
Gender
 
 
Men
96.9%
91.4%
81.6%
Women
95.0%
92.0%
78.5%

Among adults:

  • 80.2 percent participated in sport and recreation per week; and
  • the participation level increased to 96 percent over 12 months, indicating that most adults took part in at least one sport or recreation activity.

Number of Sport and Recreation Activities Participated In Over 12 Months

Percentage of adults who took part in...

  One sport or recreation activity
%
Two sport or recreation activities
%
Three or more sport or recreation activities
%
  Average number of sport and recreation activities
%
Regional Population
96.0
86.5
75.3
 
5.4
Gender
 
Men
96.9
87.8
77.8
 
6.1
Women
95.0
85.2
72.6
 
4.6

Over 12 months:

  • 86.5 percent of adults participated in at least two different types of sport or recreation activity; and
  • on average, adults participated in 5.4 different sport or recreation activities.