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 releases presents child data from October 2011 to September 2012.
25 April 2013
October 2011 to September 2012
National level data for England.
Next release date
A release of rolling annual estimates for adults, including the fourth quarter of the 2012 to 2013 survey year, is scheduled for June 2013.
This report presents the mid-year findings of the Taking Part child survey and is an update on the child section of the regular annual release. The purpose of this supplementary release is to provide the Olympics Meta Evaluation with child data up to and including the Games period ahead of its final report.
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 21 March 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, please contact Tom Knight on 0207 211 6021, Penny Allen on 0207 211 6106 or Sam Tuckett 0207 211 2382.
For any queries please contact them or the Taking Part team at firstname.lastname@example.org.