In 2019, the total number of participants in touch football were 5,171,000. 1.7% of males had participated in casual touch football. 0.5% of females had participated in touch football. Breakdown of participation by gender, age group, education, geographic region, & household income; List of cross participation data with other activities
In 2018-19, year-over-year 11-player football participation by boys fell by 30,829, or 3%, from 1,036,842 to 1,006,013. (There are more than 2,000 girls who play 11-player tackle football, but I'm...
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But there's also survey data from the sports and fitness industry association and the physical activity council indicating the football is just one of many sports where participation is dwindling. A recent survey from the sports and fitness industry association and the physical activity council shows that football had lower decline in participation rates from 2008 to 2013 (5.4 percent) than baseball (7.2 percent)
Some positive news for football: High school participation shrunk again in 2019, but at a much slower rate than in previous years, according to the National Federation of State High School Associations. The organization’s annual survey showed 2,489 fewer football players in 2019, marking the 10th time in 11 years that participation has dropped. But the 2019 drop was much less than 2016-18 (23,311, 20,540 and 30,829).
The U.S. government produces limited data on sport participation and physical activity rates, and none on youth before high school age. In that void, the most robust data is generated through an annual household survey conducted by the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA), a Project Play partner that provides custom data on youth ...
The last time the nation's high school football participation figure stood this low was 1999, when 1,002,734 players participated in the sport. The United States population was 279.3 million in 1999; it stands at an estimated 327.2 million today. This means that one in every 278.5 US citizens played high school football in 1999; today, that ratio stands at one in every 325.2.
Today's Mortgage Rates. Best Personal Loans. Best Student Loans. ... Change in high school football participation by state 2008-2009 to 2018-2019. Data: NFHS. Roger Pielke Jr.