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The Value of Sport

THE VALUE OF SPORT SPORTING CHANCE INITIATIVE to the Scottish economy Many compelling sources indicate the importance of the sports industry to the Scottish economy. Sports innovation comes from a wide range of business sectors including Digital, Food & Drink, Life Sciences, Product Design Engineering and Textiles. With the right support, Scotland's R&D strengths in these sectors can underpin future sports innovation. Unique outdoor assets in Scotland also provide huge opportunities for development of the growing sports and adventure tourism industry. THE BUSINESS OF SPORT IN SCOTLAND IS ONE TO WATCH! Committed sports PARTICIPANTS are big and resilient SPENDERS Sports Clothing & Footwear Participation Fees & Subscriptions Sports Equipment £439 £289 £110 MILLION MILLION MILLION OVERALL CONSUMER SPEND ON SPORT in Scotland EL42 Bikes & Cycling Clothing & Accessories £206 E1900 MILLION Golfing Goods MILLION spent annually on GOLF GREEN AND £157 Boats & Boating Goods MILLION 2.5% of total consumer spend MILLION MEMBERSHIP FEES £116 MILLION The spend on Sports Clothing, Footwear and Equipment has increased by 16% SINCE 2004 THE SPORTS INDUSTRY is significant and growing in GVA £960 Life Sciences MILLION | Telecommunications £1019 MILLION £1840 SPORT MILLION £2827 Creative Industries MILLION 11 £1971 Tourism: Food & Beverages MILLION be Tourism: Accommodation £1064 MILLION SPORTS TOURISM IN SCOTLAND is estimated to be worth more than EMPLOYMENT IN SPORT has grown by £700 MILLION IN GVA SINCE 2008 CONSUMER SPEND by those using Scotland for sports-related activities Surfing £42 MILLION SCOTLAND is a magnet for SPORTS TOURISM Snow Sports £30 MILLION Golf MTB & Cycling £166 A £167 MILLION MILLION £88 SPORTS TOURISM MARKETS are expected to grow by at least Hiking MILLION £586 additional spend from THE OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT, +30% MILLION when in Scotland BY 2020 Sailing £101 MILLION UNIVERSITY OF Scotland's STIRLING ENIVESITY STIRLING University for Sporting Excellence INNOVATION PARK" EUROPE & SCOTIAND Scottish Funding Council SOURCES: British Marine Federation statistics 2010 I EKOS: Value of Mountain Biking to Scotland 2009 / Transform Scotland: The value of Cycle Tourism 2013 | Independent research for The R&A 2012 | KPMG: Value of Golf to Scotland's Economy 2013 | LSE: British Cycling Economy 2011 | Scottish Annual Business Survey 2011 | Scottish Snowsports Strategic Review 2011 | Sheffield Hallam SIRC: Economic importance of sport 2012 1 Sporting Chance Initiative market insight | Surfers against Sewage 2013 | Tourism Intelligence Scotland 2010 | UK Tourism Survey 2008 Wogr8

The Value of Sport

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Sports innovation comes from a wide rage of business sectors including Digital, Food & Drink, Life Sciences, Product Design Engineering and Textiles. With the right support, Scotland's R&D strengths i...

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