Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
26.1 percent (2020) *

21.8 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

26.1 percent of adults aged 18 years and over engaged in no leisure-time physical activity in 2020  *

Age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population.

Reduce the proportion of adults who engage in no leisure-time physical activity

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


Doing regular physical activity is one of the most important ways that people of all ages can improve their health. Physical activity can help delay, prevent, or manage many chronic diseases. Strategies to promote physical activity include informational, behavioral, social, environmental, and policy approaches.