Department of Health

Healthy Workers Initiative

Education

The Education industry generally refers to those engaged in the provision and support of education and training.

The data below provides information on the health risks of the people working in this industry compared to the entire working population with a focus on smoking, physical inactivity, weight nutrition and harmful alcohol consumption.

Analysis of all Persons aged 18 or more Current Smoker Inadequate Fruit & Veg intake Physical Inactivity BMI - Measured BMI - Measured Waist Circumference Waist Circumference Alcohol Increased Lifetime Risk
Overweight OR obese Obese Increased OR high risk High Risk
NATIONAL
22%
49%
71%
59%
23%
55%
31%
24%
Education
14%
40%
66%
57%
21%
56%
31%
18%

NOTE: Highlighted items are significantly different from the national average