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The laziest countries in the world have been revealed

世界最懶惰國家揭曉

· 每日跟讀單元 Daily English

Stanford University researchers collected smartphone data from more than 700,000 people across the globe to measure the amount of steps they took in a day. Most smartphones have a built-in accelerometer that can record steps.

史丹福大學研究人員蒐集來自全球超過70萬人的智慧型手機資料,以測量他們的每日步行數。多數智慧型手機均內建加速計,可記錄步行數。

They found the average amount of daily steps around the world is almost 5,000, equivalent to about 4km. The laziest nation - with an average of 3,513 steps a day - was Indonesia, followed by Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

他們發現,全球每日平均步行數將近5000步,約等於4公里。最懶惰的國家是印尼,每日平均3513步,其後則是沙烏地阿拉伯、馬來西亞和菲律賓。

Hong Kong was the most active place, with the population walking an average of almost 7,000 steps a day, which equates to about 6km. China was a close second with an average of 6,189 steps walked a day, followed by Ukraine, Japan, Russia, Spain and Sweden.

香港則是最有活力的地區,居民每日平均步行數將近7000步,約等於6公里。中國緊接在後排名第2,每日平均步行數為6189步,其後則是烏克蘭、日本、俄羅斯、西班牙和瑞典。

Source article: http://iservice.ltn.com.tw/Service/english/english.php?engno=1121539&day=2017-07-25

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