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Results are in: The 2016 sportanddev.org annual survey

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Results are in: The 2016 sportanddev.org annual survey

Users have shared their views on sportanddev.org. Take a look at the results.

sportanddev.org is a community driven initiative. A large proportion of the content is produced by others rather than the sportanddev.org Operating Team, and our purpose is to provide services which help members of the sector in their work.

We therefore take the views of our readers very seriously. Every year we publish an annual survey. We analyse results and take opinions expressed into account when planning for the following year. Live streaming, calls for articles and a French version of sportanddev.org all originated as suggestions from the community.

Use of sportanddev.org
The results show a high level of engagement with sportanddev.org content from those who completed the survey:

  • 89% visit sportanddev.org at least once a month and 46% at least once a week
  • 75% have forwarded a sportanddev.org article to someone
  • 51% have shared an article on social media
  • 31% have written an article published on sportanddev.org
  • 29% have applied for a job after seeing it advertised on sportanddev.org
  • 14% have attended an event after seeing it on sportanddev.org

Feedback on our services

When asked to rate sportanddev.org services, results were spread fairly evenly across the 11 options. However, the newsletter, latest news and views, and job, volunteer and research opportunities came out on top.

In terms of areas that could be improved, participants made a number of suggestions on topics which they would like featured more frequently on sportanddev.org, in particular:

  • Latin America
  • Sports diplomacy
  • CSR initiatives
  • Traditional games
  • Racket sports
  • Fundraising opportunities

About survey participants

As has previously been the case, there were more male than female respondents (64%). One percent identified as “other”. Participants identified themselves with thirteen professional groups. However, the highest number were researchers (38%), the sports sector (31%) and coaches (25%). The largest number were aged 31-40 (32%), followed by 41-50 (24%) and 19-30 (20%).

Asked to pick three topics of particular interest, responses were spread across the 14 options. However, education and child and youth development (54%), the development of sports (47%) and community integration and cohesion (41%) were the most frequently selected.

Thank you to all those who completed the survey. We received the most responses since 2012 and your feedback means a lot to us.

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Author

Paul Hunt

Published

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 23:00

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