Leisure

In 2010, the average leisure time in Belgium was 4.0 hours per person per day. There is no sustainable development goal for the duration of leisure time.

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Leisure - Belgium

hours per day

 1999200520132013//1999
Belgium3.84.14.00.3
//: Average Growth Rates

Glorieux, I., J. Minnen, T.P. van Tienoven, et al. (2015), Site internet de l'enquête belge sur l'emploi du temps (www.time-use.be), Groupe de recherche TOR Vrije Universiteit Brussel & DG Statistique - Statistics Belgium, Bruxelles, http://www.time-use.be/fr/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

Leisure by sex - Belgium

hours per day

 1999200520132013//1999
females3.53.73.60.1
males4.24.54.50.5
//: Average Growth Rates

Glorieux, I., J. Minnen, T.P. van Tienoven, et al. (2015), Site internet de l'enquête belge sur l'emploi du temps (www.time-use.be), Groupe de recherche TOR Vrije Universiteit Brussel & DG Statistique - Statistics Belgium, Bruxelles, http://www.time-use.be/fr/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

Leisure by education - Belgium

hours per day

 1999200520132013//1999
without diploma4.44.64.70.5
lower secondary education4.24.54.50.5
upper secondary education3.53.83.90.7
non-university tertiary education3.23.33.50.7
university tertiary education3.03.13.40.8
//: Average Growth Rates

Glorieux, I., J. Minnen, T.P. van Tienoven, et al. (2015), Site internet de l'enquête belge sur l'emploi du temps (www.time-use.be), Groupe de recherche TOR Vrije Universiteit Brussel & DG Statistique - Statistics Belgium, Bruxelles, http://www.time-use.be/fr/ (consulted on 08/11/2017).

UN target: 3.4 - By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being.

UN indicator: the selected indicator does not correspond to a UN indicator, but is related to UN target 3.4.

Sources

  • SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals: United Nations (2015), Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 25 September 2015, document A/RES/70/1.

  • Indicators: United Nations (2017), Work of the Statistical Commission pertaining to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 6 July 2017, document A/RES/71/313.

  • UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

  • Sustainable Development Goal indicators website: https://unstats.un.org/sdgs/ (consulted on 23/10/2018).

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