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To provide opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna.

 

Summary

  • The majority of respondents agree with the principle of providing opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna (92%)
  • This is fairly consistent across various demographic groups
  • Slightly higher proportions of respondents aged 35-44 and those from ethnic minority groups are unsure on this principle or disagree with it
  • Respondents who disagree with this principle feel parks and open spaces should not be used for any commercial gain associated with fitness classes, or are concerned about outdoor gyms in terms of hygiene and valuable usage

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this principle? - total sample

Base: Total sample (571)

This chart shows that 92% of respondents agree or strongly agree with the principle ‘to provide opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna’, 7% neither agree nor disagree, and 1% disagree or strongly disagree.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this principle? - by age

Base: from top to bottom - (8*) | (30) | (70) | (90) | (137) | (130) | (39) *Caution small base

This chart shows to what extent respondents agree with the principle ‘to provide opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna’:
100% of respondents aged 16-24 agree or strongly agree with this principle
97% of respondents aged 25-34 agree or strongly agree with this principle, and 3% neither agree nor disagree
84% of respondents aged 35-44 agree or strongly agree with this principle, 13% neither agree nor disagree, and 3% disagree or strongly disagree
92% of respondents aged 45-54 agree or strongly agree with this principle, 7% neither agree nor disagree, and 1% disagree or strongly disagree
96% of respondents aged 55-64 agree or strongly agree with this principle, and 4% neither agree nor disagree
93% of respondents aged 65-74 agree or strongly agree with this principle, and 7% neither agree nor disagree
95% of respondents aged 75 and over agree or strongly agree with this principle, and 5% neither agree nor disagree

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this principle? - by frequent users

Base: Frequent users (525) | Less frequent users (34)

This chart shows to what extent respondents agree with the principle ‘to provide opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna’:
92% of frequent users agree or strongly agree with this principle, 7% neither agree nor disagree, and 1% disagree or strongly disagree
94% of less frequent users agree or strongly agree with this principle, and 6% neither agree nor disagree

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this principle? - by ethnicity

Base: White or White British (460) | Ethnic minority groups (16*) *Caution small base

This chart shows to what extent respondents agree with the principle ‘to provide opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna’:
93% of White or White British respondents agree or strongly agree with this principle, 7% neither agree nor disagree, and 1% disagree or strongly disagree
81% of respondents from ethnic minority groups agree or strongly agree with this principle, and 19% neither agree nor disagree

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this principle? - by sex

Base: Male (199) | Female (298)

This chart shows to what extent respondents agree with the principle ‘to provide opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna’:
90% of male respondents agree or strongly agree with this principle, 9% neither agree nor disagree, and 1% disagree or strongly disagree
95% of female respondents agree or strongly agree with this principle, 5% neither agree nor disagree, and less than 1% disagree or strongly disagree

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this principle? - by disability

Base: Disability (73) | No disability (423)

This chart shows to what extent respondents agree with the principle ‘to provide opportunities for outdoor fitness and the enjoyment of flora and fauna’:
89% of respondents with a disability agree or strongly agree with this principle, 10% neither agree nor disagree, and 1% disagree or strongly disagree
93% of respondents without a disability agree or strongly agree with this principle, 7% neither agree nor disagree, and less than 1% disagree or strongly disagree