Motivation to participate in outdoor activities among Hispanics in the U.S. in 2017

This statistic shows the motivation to participate in outdoor activities among Hispanics in the United States in 2017. During the survey, 39 percent of Hispanics in the U.S. said they participated in outdoor activities to be with friends and family.

Motivation to participate in outdoor activities among Hispanics in the United States in 2017

Share of respondents
Get exercise 61%
Keep physically fit 45%
Be with family and friends 39%
Observe scenic beauty 33%
Be close to nature 32%
Enjoy the sounds and smells of nature 31%
Be with people who enjoy the same things I do 29%
Get away from the usual demands 29%
Experience excitement and adventure 26%
Because it is cool 22%
Develop my skills and abilities 21%
Be with people who share my values 19%
Experience solitude 18%
Gain a sense of accomplishment 18%
Gain a sense of self-confidence 16%
Talk to new and varied people 15%
Other reason(s)3%
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Source

Release date

July 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

during the 2017 calendar year

Number of respondents

30,999 respondents

Age group

6 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

A participant in outdoor recreation is defined as an individual who took part in one or more of 40 outdoor activities at least once during the year. Included in those 40 activities are for example backpacking, bicycling, surfing and fishing.
Multiple answers were possible.
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "What motivates you to participate in outdoor activities?".

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