Summary - Report on sport 2018

The Report on sport 2018 (Rapportage sport 2018) is the sixth edition in a series which began in 2003 and in which researchers from the Mulier Institute (MI), the Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP) and other research institutes describe and comment on the main trends in relation to sport in the Netherlands. This report thus constitutes an up-to-date and indispensable reference work for anyone involved with Dutch sport through their work or studies.

Original title: Rapportage sport 2018

The Report on sport 2018 is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the societal and policy developments that provide the backdrop against which changes in sport take place and can be evaluated. The second part provides a summary of trends in sport, with findings from earlier editions of the Report being extrapolated to the present day. The focus in the third part is on the societal significance and value of sport for the economy, for spatial development and internationally. The Report concludes with a discussion of the findings.