Percentage of young people in England participating in sport. Young people are all those aged 5-19. All 5-16 year olds will have the chance to do 5 hours of high quality Physical Education (PE) and Sport.
Source: Department for Children Schools and Families (DCSF)
Publisher: DCLG Floor Targets Interactive
Geographies: County/Unitary Authority, Government Office Region (GOR), National
Geographic coverage: England
Time coverage: 2004/05 to 2008/09
Notes: For young people in schools sport will include any activity that requires physical skilfulness and is part of a schools planned formal, semi-formal, supervised or led provision. It will also include PE lessons and activities based in community sport and dance clubs. For young people not in schools sporting activities will be based in community sport and dance clubs.
Guidelines: Good performance will be typified by a high percentage, one that is above the national average.