Data on active and inactive participation in sports-related day trips are based upon the National recreation Survey. A day trip is defined as a recreational activity away from home lasting at least two hours without an overnight stay.
The activity does not include:
- visits to family, friends or acquaintances and
- day trips made from a holiday location.
The survey data from 2007 refer to the period 1 October 2006 –1 October 2007; data from 2002 refer to the period 1 December 2001–1 December 2002.