Outdoor Activity
Nature-based work
This indicator tracks stated participation in occupations based in natural environments in the Puget Sound, such as commercial or charter fishing, farming, forestry, habitat restoration, or outdoor-recreation jobs.
Nature-based work

Percentage of respondents in 2022 who answered 'Yes' (orange) and 'No' (blue) to the question: Does your work involve spending time in natural environments?

Key Vital Sign Indicator Results

  • Nearly 14 percent of respondents said their work involved time outdoors.
  • Of those, 50 percent worked more than 10 hours per week outdoors. See Interpretation of Results for more information.
  • There were no significant differences in time spent working outdoors since 2018.

Contributing Partners


No targets are currently set for this indicator.

Data Source

Oregon State University Human Dimensions Lab

Human Wellbeing Vital Signs Survey 2022 Summary Report

Vital Sign Indicator Reporter
Indicator Details
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