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Physical, mental and social health

Active Scotland Delivery Plan

Overview

Organisation:
Scottish Government

Media type:
Strategy

Topic:
Physical, mental and social health

Setting:
Employees / workplace, Community, Families / residential, Individuals, Town centres / Urban, Pupils & students / education, Leisure & recreation / tourism, Countryside / Rural

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Actions that Scottish Government and partners are undertaking to encourage people in Scotland to be more active.
Progress towards a vision of a Scotland where people in Scotland are more active, more often is measured through a set of indicators reported on the Active Scotland Outcomes Framework website.

Key statistics

77%
of adults say they feel safe or very safe walking alone in their local area after dark (SCJS 2017/18)
65%
of adults live within a five minute walk of their local greenspace (SHS 2018)
68%
of adults walked for at least 30 minutes for recreation in the last four weeks (SHS 2018)
Walking
was the most popular physical activity irrespective of deprivation (SHS 2018)
Plan setting out actions that Scottish Government and partners are undertaking, working together to encourage and support people in Scotland to be more active, more often. Progress towards a vision of a Scotland where people in Scotland are more active, more often is measured through a set of indicators reported on the Active Scotland Outcomes Framework website.
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