Sports Participation - UK - July 2005
Sports Participation - UK - July 2005

Despite competition from other leisure time activities, sport participation continues to be one of the UK’s most popular pastimes. Sport alone has made major contributions to the country’s economy with the sector employing just under 2% of the work force and being worth two times more in terms of GDP than the entire British agriculture sector.




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Market Factors


Introduction and Abbreviations
Premier Insight
Summary of Key Report Findings
Sport Background
Sports Goods Market Size/Segmentation
The Consumer – Sports Participation
Frequency of Participation
Where Sport is Played
How Much is Spent on Sport
Attitudes Towards Healthy Eating and Exercise
Sport Participants’ Purchasing Habits
Consumer Attitudes and Targeting Opportunities
The Consumer – Detailed Demographics
The Future