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Table 7.6 Proportion of children participating in sport, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 2-15 2017
Participation in any sport during last week Age Total
2-4 5-7 8-10 11-12 13-15
% % % % % %
Boys
Any sport in last week 48 74 76 70 69 67
Girls
Any sport in last week 58 73 79 69 45 66
All children
Any sport in last week 53 74 77 70 59 67
Bases (weighted):
Boys 154 163 150 90 159 716
Girls 153 174 140 114 111 692
All children 308 337 290 204 270 1408
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 155 175 152 85 140 707
Girls 183 159 124 106 101 673
All children 338 334 276 191 241 1380

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