Sport England: stats show more people playing sport

The number of adults in England who regularly play sport has risen by more than half a million over the past two years, according to new research.

The results of the Active People Survey 2 show that the number of men regularly playing sport has risen by 311,000 to 4.04 million, while the number of women completing three sessions of sport each week has increased by 240,000 to 2.81 million.

The fastest growth in sports participation has been among people in their twenties. The number of adults with a limiting disability doing sport at least three times a week has increased by 48,000 to 435,000.

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