The latest Sport England data for ethnicity during period October 2015-September 2016 indicates an increase for black and minority ethnic groups.
2.92 million people from black and minority ethnic groups (37.5%) aged 16 years or over played sport once a week, 4,400 fewer than the September 2015 result but 82,800 more than the March 2016 result for this group. There has been an increase of 773,800 people from black and minority ethnic groups playing sport compared with APS1. During this period, 3.10 million people from black and minority ethnic groups aged 14 years or over (38.4%) played sport once a week.
Attached is a brief overview of ethnicity and sport participation during this period.
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