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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Adult lifestyles by area deprivation, 2020-21
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WIMD deprivation quintile[Filter]
Variable 1
Click here to sortQuintile 1 (most deprived)Click here to sortQuintile 2Click here to sortQuintile 3Click here to sortQuintile 4Click here to sortQuintile 5 (least deprived)
[Collapse]Smoking & e-cigarette useSmoker211813118
Never smoked4949576261
E-cigarette user57742
[Collapse]AlcoholAverage weekly alcohol consumption - none2922181812
Average weekly alcohol consumption - some, up to 14 units (moderate drinkers)5865656268
Average weekly alcohol consumption - hazardous (over 14 units, up to 50 (m) / 35 (f))1012141618
Average weekly alcohol consumption - harmful (over 50 (m) / 35 (f) units)32432
Average weekly alcohol consumption - above 14 units (over guidelines)1314182020
Average annual alcohol consumption (units) - drinkers onlymean not %512448508576530
[Collapse]Fruit & vegetablesAte no fruit & veg the previous day117453
Ate some but less than 5 portions fruit & veg the previous day6765616263
Ate at least 5 portions fruit & veg the previous day2229353334
[Collapse]Physical activityActive less than 30 minutes in previous week4536302624
Active 30-149 minutes in previous week1416161817
Active at least 150 minutes in previous week4148535660
[Collapse]Body mass indexBMI under 18.5 (underweight)42121
BMI 18.5 - under 25 (healthy weight)3133374144
BMI 25 - under 30 (overweight but not obese)3638413339
BMI 30+ (obese)2927212416
BMI 25+ (overweight or obese)6565625755
[Collapse]Combined healthy lifestylesFewer than 2 healthy behaviours107946



National Survey for Wales – adult lifestyle by WIMD deprivation quintile

Last update

July 2021 July 2021

Next update


Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

National Survey for Wales, Welsh Government

Contact email


National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation


Geographical coverage


Languages covered

English and Welsh

Data licensing

You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description

Information on health related lifestyle among adults in Wales by WIMD deprivation quintile.

Data collection and calculation

Information is collected via the National Survey for Wales. Based on a sample survey. Sample sizes for some groups are relatively small, and the results should be treated with caution. 95% confidence intervals and sample sizes are also shown to give an indication of the precision of results. The National Survey 2020-21 was adapted due to the coronavirus pandemic, and results from 2020-21 should not be compared with results from previous editions of the National Survey for Wales. See weblinks.

Frequency of publication


Data reference periods

Data is shown from 2020-21 onwards

Users, uses and context

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Rounding applied


Revisions information

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Statistical quality

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National Survey for Wales; National Survey; Future Generations; National Indicators; Well-being; Health; Lifestyle; Deprivation