In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults aged 18 years worldwide and older were overweight. Of these over 600 million adults were obese.
EuropeActive is working at EU level to make more Europeans, more active, more often
Welcome to the EU affairs and projects website of EuropeActive which contains information on a range of activities and projects EuropeActive is running to raise awareness of the role the fitness sector is playing to support a more active and healthier Europe.
EuropeActive proactively follows EU policies and legislation to represent our member and stakeholders interests with the main EU institutions, OECD and WHO. EuropeActive also puts words into action, with the implementation of EU co-funded projects as coordinator or partner to build the capacity of the fitness industry and to give better understanding of our sector for our stakeholders, the European institution, national governments and theirs agencies.
EuropeActive is the leading not-for-profit organisation representing the whole of the European health and fitness sector in Brussels.
The sector serves over
- 56.4 million consumers
- generates 26.3 billion euro in revenues
- employs 650.000 people
- consists of 54.710 facilities
With the aim to get more people, more active, more often, EuropeActive expects to reach 80 million of members of health and fitness centres by 2025