MLHU - Health Status Resource

Figure 6.2.1: Met physical activity guidelines

Percent of the population (18+) who were active according to the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines, Middlesex-London, Ontario and Peer Group, 2015/16

Figure 6.2.1: Met physical activity guidelines
Canadian Community Health Survey [2015-2016], Statistics Canada, Share File, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Nearly two thirds (62.4%) of the Middlesex-London population aged 18 and over were active according the Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines (Guidelines) in 2015/16.1

About one in 10 people was moderately active (10.1%) and somewhat active (10.5%), however, nearly 20% or one in five were sedentary.

These proportions were not significantly different than the provincial rates or those of the Peer Group.