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This report provides information about the health-related lifestyles and behaviours of adults living in Wales for April 2019 to March 2020.

Main points

  • 18% of adults reported that they currently smoked.
  • 19% of adults reported that they drank more than the weekly guidelines (that is, average weekly alcohol consumption above 14 units).
  • 25% of adults reported that they ate at least 5 portions of fruit or vegetables the previous day.
  • 53% of adults reported that they had been active for at least 150 minutes in the previous week.
  • 61% of adults were overweight or obese, including 25% obese.
  • 10% of adults reported following fewer than 2 of the 5 healthy behaviours.
  • There was no significant change in these lifestyle behaviours between 2016-17 and 2019-20.


Adult lifestyle (National Survey for Wales), April 2019 to March 2020 , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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