The Taking Part survey has run since 2005 and is the key evidence source for DCMS.
Due to accidental early release on GOV.UK we have brought forward the publication date of the Taking Part 2012/13 annual child report by 24 hours to ensure equal access to all. Documents published early were recalled the same day on Tuesday 20 August. The National Statistician’s Office has been informed.
The Taking Part survey has run since 2005 and is the key evidence source for DCMS. It is a continuous face to face household survey of adults aged 16 and over in England and children aged 5 to 15 years old. This latest release presents child data from April 2012 to March 2013.
22 August 2013 (brought forward 24 hours to 21 August, as explained above)
April 2012 to March 2013
National and Regional level data for England.
Next release date
A release of rolling annual estimates for adults, including the first quarter of the 2013 to 2014 survey year, is scheduled for September 2013.
The report presents the annual findings of the Taking Part child survey for children aged 5 to 15 years
These spreadsheets contain the data and sample sizes to support the material in this release:
The meta-data describe the Taking Part data and provides terms and definitions. This document provides a stand-alone copy of the meta-data which are also included as annexes in the statistical report.
The previous Taking Part release was published on 27 June 2013. It also provides spreadsheets containing the data and sample sizes for each sector included in the survey.
The document above contains a list of ministers and officials who have received privileged early access to this release of Taking Part 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.
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.
The responsible statistician for this release is Tom Knight. For enquiries on this release, contact Tom Knight on 020 7211 6021, Penny Allen on 020 7211 6106 or Sam Tuckett 020 7211 2382.
For any queries contact them or the Taking Part team at firstname.lastname@example.org.