Taking Part 2015/16 Annual Child Report

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Department for Culture Media and Sport

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The child Taking Part survey asks about child participation in cultural and sporting activities, as well as well-being, and covers children aged 5-15 years – this release is the annual publication of child data and provides detailed analysis of the year from April 2015 to March 2016.

Taking Part is a household survey in England, looking at participation in the cultural and sporting sectors. Running since 2005, the survey was commissioned by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in partnership with Arts Council England, Historic England (formerly English Heritage), and Sport England. The statistics are used widely by policy officials, academics, practitioners, the private sector and charities to measure participation in sport and the cultural sectors.

Main Focus: Community Development

Research Purpose: Survey

Context: Community

Participant Group: Children (0-15)

Art Forms: Multi-Arts

Access Type: Free Download

APA Citation:

Department for Culture, Media and Sport. (2016). Taking Part 2015/16 Annual Child Report. UK:Department for Culture, Media and Sport.