Garmin data shows your best night sleeps are behind you

Garmin has revealed some key highlights of its consumer sleep information – and just like the Apple study this week, finds that just about none of us are getting adequate sleep.

Relatively than scathing us for not getting our 7-9 hours, Garmin has highlighted how poor the common consumer’s Garmin sleep scores are. 

That’s generated from the superior sleep monitoring discovered on Garmin wearables with Firstbeat sleep algorithms (which is just about all of them). 

In fact, sleep length is the most important issue right here, and you’ll’t get a very good sleep rating with out hitting a really helpful quantity of sleep.

However different exterior elements may also have an effect on your sleep scores, akin to alcohol, display time, and train – so it’s a extra well-rounded have a look at sleep high quality, if barely opaque.

So what did we discover out?

Properly according to Garmin, solely 5% of customers get 90-100% sleep scores, which is just a little reassuring from a private perspective. 

Garminsleep age data

However extra individuals received poor (29% get 50-60%) than good (26% get 80-90%), and that’s fairly shocking. 

And it’s additional shocking provided that Garmin has a extra energetic, and prosumer userbase, that could be anticipated to be spending extra time on their restoration.

Within the Whoop end-of-year results, we had been firmly within the decrease percentages for sleep, with all these PGA professionals and Crossfitters getting their 8 hours. It appears Garmin customers aren’t fairly as diligent.

The remainder of the info didn’t produce many surprises. Girls slept barely higher (69 vs 67).

However one fascinating piece of knowledge was the extent to which sleep high quality drops off as we grow old (see graph above). So simply take a second to understand that your finest sleep is behind you.

And on that notice – have a restful weekend.

James Stables


James is the co-founder of Wareable, and he has been a expertise journalist for 15 years.

He began his profession at Future Publishing, James grew to become the options editor of T3 Journal and and was a daily contributor to TechRadar – earlier than leaving Future Publishing to discovered Wareable in 2014.

James has been on the helm of Wareable since 2014 and has change into one of many main consultants in wearable applied sciences globally. He has reviewed, examined, and coated just about each wearable in the marketplace, and is passionate in regards to the evolving business, and wearables serving to individuals obtain more healthy and happier lives.


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