Two reports from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) provide new evidence of the social impacts of engagement in sport and culture. One focusses on financial benefits and savings, and the other on measures of subjective wellbeing.
An example of the findings is that the increase in wellbeing associated with sport participation can be valued at £1,127 per person per year, or £94 per person per month.
Many of the benefits that sport and recreation bring can be difficult to measure, so it's good to have some reputable information to include in funding bids, if you want to make the case for sport having wider benefits.
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