Sports participation in Japan

Statistics report on exercise and sports participation in Japan

Sports participation in Japan

This report is concerned with sports participation in Japan. It gives an overview of the subject and explores several aspects of sports participation, including adult sport participation, sports at schools, individual and team sports, and general attitudes toward sports and physical exercise.

Table of contents

Overview

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  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in sports in Japan 2001-2021
  • Premium Statistic Participation rate in sports in Japan 1996-2021
  • Premium Statistic Rate of sports participation in Japan 2021, by age group
  • Premium Statistic Participation rate in sports in Japan 1996-2021, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Weekly participation in sports among adults FY 2023, by frequency
  • Premium Statistic Sport participation rate in Japan 2023, by type of activity

Adult sports participation

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  • Premium Statistic Share of people doing sports once a week or more in Japan FY 2023, by age and gender
  • Premium Statistic Share of people doing sports twice or more per week Japan FY 2023, by age and gender
  • Premium Statistic Sport participation rate among female adults 2023, by type of activity
  • Premium Statistic Sport participation rate among male adults 2023, by type of activity
  • Premium Statistic Daily time spent on sports in Japan 1976-2021, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Daily time spent on sports in Japan 2021, by age group

Team sports

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  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in team sports in Japan 2021, by sport
  • Premium Statistic Participation rate in team sports in Japan 1996-2021, by sport
  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in baseball in Japan 2001-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in basketball in Japan 2006-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in volleyball in Japan 2001-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in soccer in Japan 2001-2021

Individual sports

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  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in individual sports in Japan 2021, by sport
  • Premium Statistic Participation rate in individual sports in Japan 1996-2021, by sport
  • Premium Statistic Number of people training with gym equipment in Japan 2006-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in skiing and snowboarding in Japan 2001-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of people engaging in swimming as a hobby in Japan 2001-2021

School sports clubs

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  • Premium Statistic Number of sports club members at junior high schools in Japan 2016-2023, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Number of female sports club members at junior high schools in Japan 2023, by sport
  • Premium Statistic Number of male sports club members at junior high schools in Japan 2023, by sport
  • Premium Statistic Number of high school sport club members in Japan 2014-2023, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Number of female sports club members at high schools in Japan 2023, by sport
  • Premium Statistic Number of male sports club members at high schools in Japan 2023, by sport

Children's sports participation

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  • Premium Statistic Rate of children doing sports in Japan 2023, by frequency
  • Premium Statistic Participation rate of children in sports teams and clubs in Japan 2021, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Participation rate of adolescents in sports teams and clubs in Japan 2021, by gender
  • Premium Statistic Most popular exercise or sports among children in Japan 2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Most popular exercise or sports among teenagers in Japan 2021, by type
  • Premium Statistic Participation rate of adolescents in sports volunteering Japan 2021, by gender

Attitudes towards sports and physical exercise

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  • Premium Statistic Reasons for working out and doing sports Japan 2023
  • Premium Statistic Opinion on importance of sports and exercise in Japan 2023
  • Premium Statistic Self-evaluation of time spent on exercising and sports in Japan 2022
  • Premium Statistic Self-assessed status regarding lack of physical exercise Japan 2023, by age
  • Premium Statistic Preferred places for training and doing sports Japan 2023
  • Premium Statistic Most common workout and sports environments in Japan 2022

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