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Definition of concepts

Sports club
Private association with legal personality and able to act without any profit made up of individuals, whose basic objectives are the promotion, development and continuous practice of physical activity sports.
Sports federation
Private entity with public and social interest dedicated to the promotion, management and coordination of the recognized sports, basically constituted sports associations or clubs, sports groups and other private non-profit organization that includes among its social purposes the promotion and practice of sport and physical activity. It can also be made, it may be, for athletes, coaches, judges or referees or other representatives of individuals.
Sporting license
Accreditation issued by a sports federation, sports club or sports council in favor of the athlete, for the implementation of the physical activity or competition, which involves bonding authorization and the organizer of the activity . Its duration may be annual, seasonal or shorter duration, and can be of three types: federal, school and physical activity.

Methodological aspects

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).

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 "..".