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Participation in Sport

A map showing the percentage of the adult population (age 16 and over) who participate in sport and active recreation, at moderate intensity, for at least 30 minutes on at least 12 days out of the last 4 weeks (equivalent to 30 minutes on 3 or more days a week). This includes light intensity activities (bowls, archery, croquet, yoga and pilates) for those age 65 and over. This resource can be accessed by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1txuMBQ

Why do some people play sport? And why do some simply not want to join in? Sport England has developed nineteen sporting segments to help us understand the nation's attitudes to sport, their motivations and barriers. For more detail on the development of these segments click here.

Using this site you can:

Find out more about Segments and answer questions such as ‘what is the dominant segment in my local authority area’ or ‘which segment lives within the catchment of my sports centre’ or ‘where can I find Leanne?’

Explore a particular Sport and answer questions such as ‘which segments are more likely to play my sport’ or ‘which segments play team sports’ or ‘in this area, where are the people located who are more likely to play tennis?’

Investigate further Characteristics about the segments and answer questions such as ‘where are people located who would like to play sport to lose weight?’

This resource displays data at a national and local area. It can be accessed by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1sVmaD6

 

The Sport England Local Sport Profile Tool is designed to help you make the best use of a wide variety of data in thinking about how you invest in sport locally. This simple tool contains locally available data on a range of topics including:

  • Demographics
  • Health
  • Participation
  • Facilities
  • Economy
  • Comparators

This is a comprehensive resource, that should be considered when any decisions around sports participation (and commissioning of associated services) are undertaken.

A quality assurance report that are used internally to ensure outcomes are effectively delivered and are focused on the target audience. This report will be of use to anyone interested in sports and exercise participation levels and the development of those services supporting these goals. 

A quality assurance report that are used internally to ensure outcomes are effectively delivered and are focused on the target audience. This report will be of use to anyone interested in sports and exercise participation levels and the development of those services supporting these goals. 

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