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Sports Participation: Scotland
sportscotland have produced a large number of reports about sports participation. Browse through the "Resource Library" on this site, or use the search option to look for "participation".
For more recent reports see the sport section of Scottish Househod Survey: Scotland's People
Scottish Household Survey: Scotland's People
From 2007 onwards, chapter 13 focuses on key statistics and commentary on participation in Culture & Sport. For earlier statistics on participation in sport see sportscotland.
Scottish Executive: Tourism, culture and sports statistics
High level summaries of statistics about tourism, culture and sports including information on sports participation, activity levels, PE in schools, etc. Provides links to source data and more detailed reports.
A performance overview of sport in Scotland
Audit Scotland report, containing lots of useful information about funding of sport in Scotland. The "Performance Against Targets" section covers sports participation rates in Scotland.
Sports Participation: UK & England
Social Trends: Lifestyles and Social Participation
The Lifestyles and Social Participation chapter of Social Trends covers: leisure and entertainment activities, holidays and day trips, sporting activities, social and political participation, and religion. Participation in sport is usually in the second half of the document.
Provides a wealth of Research and statistics on sport in England including: active people survey; understanding participation; economic value of sport; evaluating impact; culture and sport evidence.
Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation
The publications section includes reports and statistics about women in sport, both as participants and coaches.
Dept. for Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) Research and Statistics
Includes 'Taking Part', The national survey of culture, leisure and sport in England & Wales, the London Olympics 2012 meta evaluation and other statistics relevant to tourism and leisure.
Sports Participation: Other Countries
NSGA: Sports Participation [USA]
Sports participation statistics from the National Sporting Goods Association, an American trade association. This site has detailed information about trends in sports participation in the United States, including more unusual activities such as hunting, skateboarding, mountain biking, etc. Information about the methodology used to gather these statistics can be found here.
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