Children participating in running activities in England 2010-2018

In 2018, a national governmental annual survey found out that approximately 4.5 percent of 5 to 10 year olds and 17.5 percent of 11 to 15 year old children in England go cross country, jogging or road running on a monthly basis. Running is the most popular sport in England, followed by fitness class. When it comes to adults, roughly 6.8 million people go running at least twice per month.

Other UK countries

 In Scotland, roughly 14 percent of adults go running or jogging on a monthly basis, meaning at least on one occasion in the previous month at the time of being asked. Wales shows the same rate, also resulting in 14 percent of the population running at least once a month. Northern Ireland shows a very similar trend.

Other sports

Those living in the United Kingdom can participate in an almost endless array of sports, including golf, football, dance, hockey, cricket as well as many water and winter sports. For almost every sport there are club membership opportunities in the UK.
Welcome to Statista!

We are the global leading platform for business data from 600 industries and 50 countries.

Our 700 employees believe that facts cause big changes and promote brilliant ideas. We want to offer you the best basis for fast and effective decisions: Learn more.
Share of children participating in cross country, jogging or road running in the last 4 weeks in England from 2010 to 2018
5-10 years11-15 years
2017/184.5%17.5%
2016/175.6%18.4%
2015/163.6%22.8%
2014/153.6%26.6%
2013/143.4%21.7%
2012/132.3%22.1%
2011/122.7%21.3%
2010/112.5%17.9%
Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format
Running and jogging in the United Kingdom (UK)
Running and jogging in the United Kingdom (UK)

All Information
in one Presentation

Running and jogging in the United Kingdom (UK)

Everything On "Running and jogging in the United Kingdom (UK)" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Children's sports participation in the United Kingdom (UK) "
  • Activity levels
  • Ball sports
  • Other competitive sports
  • Other activities
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.