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 series of reports presents data up to September 2015.
28 April 2016
April 2005 to September 2015
National and Regional level data for England.
Next release date
A release of rolling annual estimates for adults, including the second half of the 2015 to 2016 survey year is due to be published on 21 July 2016.
This series of reports presents additional analysis of data from the Taking Part adult survey. The reports cover libraries, cross-sector participation and social media.
These spreadsheets contain the data and sample sizes to support the material in this release.
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 Helen Miller-Bakewell. For enquiries on this release, or for any other queries regarding Taking Part, contact the Taking Part team at firstname.lastname@example.org.