Official Statistics

Sport Satellite Account for the UK: 2016

This report will contain data on the economic value of sport to the economy.

Documents

Sport Satellite Account: 2016 - Statistical Release

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Sport Satellite Account: 2016 - Pre-release list

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Details

This report contains data on the economic value of sport to the economy, including the number of people employed in this sector, and covers the period from 2012 to 2016.

Released:

31 January 2018

Period covered:

2012 - 2016

Geographic coverage:

UK Level Data

Summary:

This report uses a range of data sources to calculate the role of sport in the UK economy. Gross Value Added (GVA) and employment figures are all included. An EU agreed definition of sport has been used, which should allow more accurate international comparisons of the value of sport to be carried out.

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.

Pre-release access

The pre-release access document contains a list of ministers and officials who have received privileged early access to the Sport Satellite Accounts 2016. 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.

Contact

The responsible statistician for this release is Penny Allen. For further details about the report, please contact 020 7211 2380 or evidence@culture.gov.uk.

Published 31 January 2018