Increase the proportion of children and adolescents who play sports — PA‑12 Data

Status: Getting worse

  Getting worse

Most Recent Data:
50.7 percent (2020-21)

63.3 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

58.4 percent of children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years participated in a sports team or took sports lessons after school or on weekends in the past 12 months in 2016-17

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Children and adolescents who participated in sports teams or lessons in the past 12 months, 2016-17 to 2020-21 
Increase desired

Population 2016-17 2018-19 2020-21
CI 57.3 / 59.4
SE 0.550
CI 55.1 / 57.2
SE 0.538
CI 49.8 / 51.6
SE 0.461