Would you say that the UK hosting the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has encouraged you to take part in sport?

London 2012 Olympic Games (UK): children motivated to take part in sports 2015/16 This statistic represents how the UK hosting the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has encouraged children in England to take part in sports, as of a survey conducted between April 2015 and March 2016. At this time the majority of survey respondents aged 11 to 15 (57 percent) claimed to have been encouraged to participate in sports to some extent. However in the younger age group almost 70 percent did not feel encouraged at all.
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5-10 year olds11.8%18.5%69.6%0%
11-15 year olds13.4%43.6%42.2%0%
A lotA littleNot at allDon’t know
5-10 year olds11.8%18.5%69.6%0%
11-15 year olds13.4%43.6%42.2%0%
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This statistic represents how the UK hosting the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games has encouraged children in England to take part in sports, as of a survey conducted between April 2015 and March 2016. At this time the majority of survey respondents aged 11 to 15 (57 percent) claimed to have been encouraged to participate in sports to some extent. However in the younger age group almost 70 percent did not feel encouraged at all.
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Release date
July 2016
Region
United Kingdom (England)
Survey time period
April 2015 to March 2016
Number of respondents
1780*
Age group
5-15 years
Method of interview
Face-to-face interview
Supplementary notes
* 5-10 year olds: n= 1,096; 10-15 year olds n=684.

'Don't know' figrue unreported by the source due to number of respondents being too low.

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