Statistics

Local Area statistics on adult participation in sport and active recreation – Active People Survey 5 Report: December 2011

Local area statistics on participation in sport and active recreation, produced by Sport England and DCMS.

Documents

Active People Survey 5 Final Report

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Active People Survey 5 Final Report

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Local area statistics on sport participation

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Local area statistics on sport participation counties and boosted

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Local area statistics on sport participation local authorities not boosted

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Map showing cultural and sporting participation

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Detail

These figures were released on 16 June 2011, according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Release date

8  December 2011

Period covered

October 2009 to October 2011

Geographic coverage

England

Geographic breakdown

Local Authority level data

Previous release date

16 June 2010
The previous release can be found on the Statistics section of this website

Next release date

June 2012 - Interim data will be published for local area statistics of adult sport and active recreation participation.

This report presents local area statistics on participation in sport and active recreation using results from Sport England’s Active People Survey (APS) 5. Data published for County Councils and those authorities that have boosted samples will be based on Active People Survey data from October 2010 to October 2011.

For the other authorities, the statistics are based on the 24 month period October 2009 to October 2011 giving a sample size of 1000. The report is accompanied by a workbook containing local area estimates.

For details on participation in sport and active recreation, please refer to Sport England’s website.

Report

Workbook

The estimates are available in the Excel workbook. 

Updated 8/12/11, 10:30am: correction of data

Map showing cultural and sporting participation

A map is also provided, showing participation across the unitary and district authorities of England.

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Pre-release access

The document below contains a list of DCMS Ministers and Officials who have received privileged early access to this release of Active People survey data. In line with best practice, the list has been kept to a minimum and those given access for briefing purposes had a maximum of 24 hours.

  • Hugh Robertson, Minister for Sport and the Olympics - DCMS
  • Daniel Thorne, Policy - DCMS
  • Cathy Page, Policy - DCMS
  • Kate Hilton Press office - DCMS
  • Jennie Price, Chief Executive - Sport England
  • Mike Diaper, Executive Director - Sport England
  • Chris Perks, Director Local Relationships - Sport England
  • Ruth Alleyne, Strategic Lead - Sport England
  • Peter Dickinson, Head of Communications - Sport England

The UK Statistics Authority

This release is published in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics (2009), as produced by the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA). The UKSA has the overall objective of promoting and safeguarding the production and publication of official statistics that serve the public good. It monitors and reports on all official statistics, and promotes good practice in this area.

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