Department for Culture Media and Sport
Find out more about the taking part survey.
The survey’s main objectives are to:
The survey provides annual data for children, and both annual and quarterly data for adults. It also contributes to the evidence base across a wide range of topics, including:
Taking Part is a continuous national survey, with fieldwork conducted by TNS-BMRB. It sampled responses from around 14,000 people in 2008/09.
Taking Part has been designated a National Statistic by the UK Statistics Authority, meaning that it meets the highest possible standards of quality.