This report provides information about the health-related lifestyles and behaviours of adults living in Wales for April 2018 to March 2019.

Key points

  • 17% of adults reported that they currently smoked.
  • 18% of adults reported that they drank more than the weekly guidelines (that is, average weekly alcohol consumption above 14 units).
  • 24% 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.
  • 59% of adults were overweight or obese, including 23% obese.
  • 10% of adults reported following fewer than 2 of the 5 healthy behaviours.


Adult lifestyle (National Survey for Wales), April 2018 to March 2019
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