02 April 2006

Singapore Sports Participation Survey


In 2005, 48% ( increased 10% from 2001) of Singaporeans participate in some form of sports / exercise at least once a week with more than half (25%) of doing so at least 3 times per week. Singaporeans are also engaging in a wider variety for sports such as gym workout, in-line skating and beach volleyball.

The survey also revealed an increase of 10% female participation in sports from 32% in 2001 to 42% in 2005.

Overall, the top three most popular sports in Singapore are jogging, swimming and walking.

Yoga and rhythmic exercise is popular amongst females while males prefer soccer/football and fishing.

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