More Dutch sports every week
The number of Dutch people at least once a week sportte, is increased compared with 2013. An average of more than 61 percent of all Dutch people in the age from five to eighty years has at least one time per week workout.
That are on average nearly 9.5 million people; 6 percent more than in 2013, reports the GfK on the basis of a study commissioned by NOC*NSF.
Fitness was in 2016 the most popular sport, 2.7 Dutch who this week did. Then walk (2.1 million), running (1.5 million) and swimming (1.5 million) are the most popular.
On average, people were 8.1 times per month and sports activities. In april and may, that happened the most often. In the months of september and november, participation in sports is also high, but in August (summer holidays), december and January (winter break) the lowest.