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School sports. Participants. By type of sport

School sports. Academic years. Participants. By type of sport Catalonia
SY 2014/15
Aerobics 963
Athletics 10,934
Badminton 1,053
Basketball 22,873
Bitlles catalanes 393
Cross country 34,865
Orienteering 1,267
Dance 1,498
Chess 2,731
Skiing 944
Funky 1,329
Football 903
5-a-side football 35,971
7-a-side football 20,935
Artistic gymnastics 2,328
Rhythmic gymnastics 6,672
Handball 6,929
Hip Hop 1,522
Hockey skates 1,233
Judo 3,078
Korfball 384
Swimming 7,061
Skating 7,438
Multisport 14,272
Table tennis 1,872
Volleyball 8,672
Others 7,834
Total 205,954
Source: Consell Català de l'Esport.
Note: They only register sports that have 1,000 or more participants, starting from the school year 1999-2000.

Last update: April 14, 2016.


These statistics have a specific section with all the information available: Sports Statistics (EESP).

Methodological note

Definition of concepts

School sports games (JEEC)
Program planned and directed by the Presidencial Department of the Generalitat of Catalonia through the Catalan Sports Council and the Department of Education, whose main objective is to promote a model of education and school sport participation also include recreational and competitive aspects. The recipients are children and young people in Catalonia who represent the school, the school sports partnership or association of parents of students who are enrolled in school, or other entities registered or assigned the Express sporting organizations Catalan Sports Council.

Methodological aspects

This sport should allow maximum participation among the school population, especially of secondary school students and new students, and to make it compatible with the transmission of values and civic education. Divided by age groups according to the primary and secondary cycles, considering that the engine of this sport should be the school. This program envisages actions to foster an active participation of more women in sports.

The sports councils and federations clubs provide data and licenses, as sports licenses processed by the sports organizations (Decree 58/2010 ., dated 4th May 2010, sports organizations in Catalonia, Official Journal No. 6139, 31.05.2012).

The data on School Sports are provided by the Union of Sports Councils of Catalonia for the Catalan Sports Council, who also monitor other programmes, such as that of Technology for Sport and High Performance.

The School license eligible to participate in School Sports Games Catalonia.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".