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Irish Sports Monitor Annual Report 2013

Creator:

O'Leary, K., Ipsos MRBI

Subject Keywords: Participation in sport
Topic: Obesity
Obesity
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

· Participation in sport has risen from 44.8% to 47.2%. This last figure is equivalent to almost 1.7 million Irish adults participating in sport regularly.

· The trend towards sports participated in on an individual basis continues in the 2013 study with almost four times as many people participating in individual sports (41.5%) than team based activities (10.9%).

·Team sports are often played in combination with one another, with, for example, 29% of those playing Gaelic football also playing soccer.

· The proportions participating in personal exercise, running, cycling, weights and dancing have increased, while the proportion participating in golf has declined.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date:

01/10/2014

Rights: © Irish Sports Council (ISC)
Suggested citation:

O'Leary, K., Ipsos MRBI. (2014) Irish Sports Monitor Annual Report 2013 [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/806588 [Accessed: 17th September 2019].

  

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Sport Ireland
 
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