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Factors Relating to Women and Girls’ Participation (retention and dropout) in Sport

This report provides the results of the survey of women and girls participation, retention in, and dropout of sport. Women and girls who were registered to play soccer/football (herein ‘football’) (in 2019, 2020 or 2021) or participate in gymnastics (in 2020, 2020 or 2021) in Australia were invited to participate in the survey.

The survey was completed by current participants as well as participants who had dropped out of the sport. The survey for gymnastics participants included ages 0-100 and for football players aged 5-100.