Department for Culture Media and Sport
This report provides figures on the economic value of sport to the UK economy and the number of people employed.
Under an EU agreed definition of sport, estimates have been calculated in terms of consumer expenditure, the corresponding value added and employment figures for the UK. In future it will be possible to make comparisons between the UK and other EU countries.
The UK’s results for each year from 2007 to 2009 will be published by early 2012.
The next release of the sport satellite account, will be in early 2012
Latest Release: 27/10/11
This report publishes the first set of results for the UK using 2004 data. This exercise will allow a more accurate international comparison of such results for the first time.