Do you like playing sport?
England: distribution of boys and girls 2018, by liking of playing sport
This statistic displays the results of a survey on the distribution of children in England in 2018, by gender and liking of playing sports. During the survey period it was found that boys were more likely to respond that they loved playing sport than girls. The love of playing sports was shared by approximately 65 percent of the boys and 49 percent of the girls.
Do you like playing sport?
I love playing sportI like playing sportI don't like playing sportI hate playing sport
Boys65.4%26.8%3.6%4.2%
Girls57.1%31.6%6.6%4.8%
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

September 2017 to July 2018

Number of respondents

25,927*

Age group

5 to 16 years old

Method of interview

Questionnaire and personal interview

Supplementary notes

* Base n (boys) = 13,192; n (girls) = 12,735

England: distribution of boys and girls 2018, by liking of playing sport
This statistic displays the results of a survey on the distribution of children in England in 2018, by gender and liking of playing sports. During the survey period it was found that boys were more likely to respond that they loved playing sport than girls. The love of playing sports was shared by approximately 65 percent of the boys and 49 percent of the girls.
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