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Table 2 Age-specific participation rates 2012: comparisons by age

From: Population levels of sport participation: implications for sport policy

Age range Counta ERPb Ratec Ratiod 95 % CI
4 7,594 72,820 10.4 0.26 0.26 0.26
5–9 100,787 340,503 29.6 0.74 0.74 0.74
10–14 132,965 330,448 40.2 1 1 1
15–19 81,910 355,117 23.1 0.57 0.57 0.57
20–24 47,831 412,009 11.6 0.29 0.29 0.29
25–29 31,965 433,533 7.4 0.18 0.18 0.18
30–34 20,529 406,284 5.1 0.13 0.13 0.13
35–39 13,952 391,179 3.6 0.09 0.09 0.09
40–44 12,831 411,667 3.1 0.08 0.08 0.08
45–49 7,824 378,012 2.1 0.05 0.05 0.05
50–54 4,357 371,333 1.2 0.03 0.03 0.03
55–59 1,570 333,160 0.5 0.01 0.01 0.01
60–64 789 296,984 0.3 0.01 0.01 0.01
65–69 288 249,830 0.1 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
70–74 144 188,531 0.1 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
75–79 33 146,349 <0.1 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
80–84 12 114,990 <0.1 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
85–100 22 110,096 <0.1 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01
All 465,403 5,629,122 8.3 0.21 0.21 0.21
  1. aMembership registrations in five sports
  2. bEstimated resident population
  3. cMembership registrations per 100 persons
  4. dRate ratio: reference category = 10–14