Below is the HAFOS
(The national Health and Fitness Omnibus Survey) carried out by Leisure-net. This survey aims to find out
UK consumers’ attitudes and perceptions towards, health, activity and the active leisure sector. HAFOS.10 is based on a national sample of over 1,800 people.
The following shows the latest results (Active People Survey 3) for key demographic groups, highlighting changes from the baseline figures (Active People Survey 2).
- Male participation has increased2 from 4.027 million (20.0%) to 4.203 million (20.6%), an increase of 176,000.
- Participation among females has decreased2 from 2.788 million (13.1%) to 2.727 million (12.7%), a decrease of 61,000.
- The number of adults in England who do sport atleast 3 times a week has reached 6.93 million
- Athletics and cycling have each achieved increases of over 100,000 participantsin the past year (between 2007/8 and 2008/9)
- The number of men playing sport three times a week has risen by 176,000 to 4.203 million
- Regular participation among non-white adults has increased by 98,800 to 713,800.