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Country factsheets on health-enhancing physical activity published

September282015

The European Commission has published country-specific overviews on health-enhancing physical activity (HEPA) in cooperation with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

 

The European Commission supported and closely cooperated with the World Health Organization in the preparation and issuing of these country-specific overviews on the state of and trends in health-enhancing physical activity.

This cooperation is part of the implementation of the Council Recommendation on promoting health-enhancing physical activity across sectorspdf from November 2013.

These fact sheets give an overview of information on selected physical activity indicators in line with the EU Physical Activity Guidelinespdf(539 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  , in the 28 EU countries.

Key findings include data on the numbers of adults and young people reaching the levels of physical activity recommended by the World Health Organization and a confirmation of the excessive levels of physical inactivity across Europe.

An EU-wide overviewpdf(8.46 Mb) detailing the method followed has been released together with the country factsheets.

The primary source of information for all the indicators was the national focal points on physical activity established in the context of the Council Recommendation.

Country factsheets

Austriapdf(3.35 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Estoniapdf(7.42 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Italypdf(7.18 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Portugalpdf(4.55 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Belgiumpdf(3.63 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Finlandpdf(1.96 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Latviapdf(759 kB) Choose translations of the previous link  Romaniapdf(11.05 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Bulgariapdf(2.58 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Francepdf(5.67 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Lithuaniapdf(5.79 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Slovakiapdf(4.45 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Croatiapdf(3.07 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Germanypdf(2.57 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Luxembourgpdf(1.95 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Sloveniapdf(2.47 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Cypruspdf(3.88 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Greecepdf(4.74 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Maltapdf(2.34 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Spainpdf(2.9 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Czech Republicpdf(2.34 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Hungarypdf(1.99 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Netherlandspdf(2.44 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Swedenpdf(2.93 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
Denmarkpdf(2.13 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Irelandpdf(2.43 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  Polandpdf(1.72 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link  United Kingdompdf(3.44 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link 
 

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