The proportion of Britain male students who followed football, basketball, cricket, rugby and swimming in the age of six to sixteen divided into two age groups, kids (6-11 years) and teenagers (12-16 years) during 2010 is presented in the table. What stands out from the data reveals that there was a slight decrease in the level of students joined in all of the sports categories, except for swimming remained constant for both age groups. However, student from both groups still put football as the most popular activities among four other sports.
Turning first to football and cricket, football had the highest follower number as a whole, however the number decreased slightly from 87% in kids to 78% in the another group. Subsequently, placed as the second highest number, cricket presented about a half less compared to football for both of the age groups.
The remained three categories showed a small fall at about 10% from kid to teenager students. In contrast, the amount of school boys who joined swimming did not change at 19% which was the lowest for both groups.