Children (5-10): participation in arts activities in England 2018, by gender

Share of children aged 5 to 10 participating in the arts in England in 2017/18, by activity and gender

by Jennifer Luty, last edited Oct 15, 2018
Children (5-10): participation in arts activities in England 2018, by gender This statistic presents the arts activities that children aged 5 to 10 had participated in in the last year in England in 2017/18. According to the survey, 68.3 percent of boys and 77 of girls had taken part in an arts and crafts activity in the 12 months prior to being surveyed.
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Share of children aged 5 to 10 participating in the arts in England in 2017/18, by activity and gender

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BoysGirls
Dance activities 12.6%51%
Music activities 32.7%42.8%
Theatre and drama activities 28.2%33.1%
Reading and writing activities 82.8%84%
Arts and crafts activities 68.3%77%
Taken part in or been to street arts, circus, festival or carnival events 40.2%42.1%
Film or video activities 69%64.6%
Other media activities*12.2%9%
Practised or rehearsed a muscial instrument16.7%18.7%
Played a musical instrument to an audience6.6%6.9%
BoysGirls
Dance activities 12.6%51%
Music activities 32.7%42.8%
Theatre and drama activities 28.2%33.1%
Reading and writing activities 82.8%84%
Arts and crafts activities 68.3%77%
Taken part in or been to street arts, circus, festival or carnival events 40.2%42.1%
Film or video activities 69%64.6%
Other media activities*12.2%9%
Practised or rehearsed a muscial instrument16.7%18.7%
Played a musical instrument to an audience6.6%6.9%
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by Jennifer Luty, last edited Oct 15, 2018
This statistic presents the arts activities that children aged 5 to 10 had participated in in the last year in England in 2017/18. According to the survey, 68.3 percent of boys and 77 of girls had taken part in an arts and crafts activity in the 12 months prior to being surveyed.
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