Sports employment in the United Kingdom (UK)

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Statista dossier on employment in the sports sector in the United Kingdom (UK)

The dossier provides data on employment in the sports sector in the United Kingdom (UK). Chapters include an overview with general figures regarding employment and occupations in sport in the UK, as well as statistics about staff costs of sports associations and and demographics related to sports coaching.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • United Kingdom: number of employees in the sport industry 2011 to 2018

    • Number of people with sports occupations in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2020

    • Employment in sport in UK 2018, by age group

    • Employment in sport UK 2019, by education level

    • Number of professional sports players in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2020

    • Number of fitness instructors in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2020

    • Individuals employed in sports occupations in the UK in 2018, by employment

    • Sports volunteering in England 2005-2019

    • Volunteering participation in support of sport England 2019 by roles undertaken

  • 2. Sports related-enterprises
    • Employment in sports equipment retail stores in the United Kingdom (UK) 2008-2018

    • Number of sporting equipment retail stores in the UK 2020, by employees

    • Number of sports goods manufacturing enterprises in the UK 2020, by employees

    • Sports sector local enterprise units in the UK in 2020, by employment size

    • Number of fitness facilities operating in the UK 2015-2020, by employees

  • 3. Coaching
    • Number of sports coaches and officials in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2020

    • Age of sports coaches in Scotland 2015-2017

    • Scottish sports coaching roles breakdown as of 2017, by category

    • Reasons why Scottish people start coaching sports as of 2017, by category

    • Wales: share of people coaching sports in the past year in 2017, by region and gender

    • Basketball England: number of affiliated coaches from 2005-2018

    • England: number of volleyball coaches in 2017, by level

    • UK: number of judo coaches 2014-2019, by level

  • 4. Sport associations
    • Average number of staff of UK Sport 2016-2019

    • Staff costs of UK Sport in the United Kingdom 2019

    • Staff costs of Sport England in England from 2015 to 2020, by type

    • Number of employees of the FA on a monthly average in the UK 2014- 2019

    • Cost of staff for the FA in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and 2019, by category

    • Scotland: average monthly number of employees of the SRU 2013-2019, by category

    • Scotland: employment costs of the Scottish Rugby Union from 2013-2019, by type

    • Wales: monthly average number of staff of the Welsh Rugby Union 2014-2020, by type

    • Wales: group and company staff costs of Welsh Rugby Union in 2014-2019, by type

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