DEFINITIONS

Clubs — sports clubs having trainings on a regular basis.

Coaches and instructors with special training — coaches and instructors with higher education on sports.

Cost of sport activities — costs on sports premises (from 2006), gear, trainings, competitions etc.

Employees — managers, coaches, instructors and other personnel, either salaried or volunteers.

Full-time coaches and instructors — coaches and instructors working under contract of employment. Since 2010 working under full-time contract of employment.

Full-time managers — managers working under contract of employment.

Income from state budget — support received either directly from state budget or through sports organizations.

Labour cost — total expenditure made on employees, taxes included.

Managing cost — expenditure on premises (until 2005) and transportation, public utilities, office expenses etc.

Other expenditure — expenditure on in-service training, amortization, awards (until 2005) etc.

Participants — persons who are training in a sports club on a regular basis (at least once a week).

Salaried coaches and instructors — coaches and instructors working under temporary or permanent contract.

Salaried managers — managers working under temporary or permanent contract.

Sportsclub — a group of participants in specific field of sports in sports clubs.

Youth — persons up to 19 years (18 years until 2005).

METHODOLOGY

The yearly statistical survey “Sports club” was introduced in 1993. The sample of the survey is formed of non-profit associations based on the field of activity (EMTAK 2008). Data is collected from all non-profit associations whose main or secondary activity is sports, including mind and technical sports, sports clubs for sports veterans and disabled persons, hunting and fishing clubs, etc. Since 2010 the data of sports exept for finance data are from the Estonian sports register.

The object of the survey is to collect information about the activities, personnel and economic performance of sports clubs by field of sports.

Data on personnel is given as on Dec 31.

Data on income and expenditure is given in thousand kroons. In 2006 the classification of income and expenditure was revised. The changes are marked in the section of definitions and in footnotes.

CLASSIFICATIONS

Classification on sports (YSL)

I Recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC):

1) Sports at Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Judo

Rhythmic gymnastics

Running target shooting

Football

Cycling

Athletics

Basketball

Handball

Shooting

Table tennis

Wrestling

Modern pentathlon

Baseball

Boxing

Windsurf

Sailing

Beach volleyball

Equestrian

Artistic gymnastics

Badminton

Rowing

Taekwondo

Tennis

Triathlon

Weightlifting

Swimming

Water polo

Fencing

Water jump

Archery

Volleyball

 

2) Sports at Winter Olympics

Bobisleigh

Figure skating

Ice hockey

Curling

Nordic combined

Luge sports

Speed skating

Biathlon

Snowboarding

Cross country skiing

Alpine skiing

Ski jumping

 

3) Recognized sports, but not in the Olympic programme

Underwater sports

Alpinism

Autosport

Bridge

Golf

Sports for the disabled

Bandy

Karate

Karting

Bowling

Bodybuilding

Tug of war

Modelboating

Air sports

Chess

Road racing

Orienteering

Petanque

Billiards

Rugby

Renju

Roller skating

Squash

Sumo

Surfing

Powerboating

Wushu

Dance sport

 

II Other sports including health and hobby sports

Aerobics

Aikido

Acrobatics

Crossbow shooting

Model car racing

Duathlon

Frisbee ultimate

Hapkido

Leisure fishing

Hobby skating

Hsing-i-chuan

Iaido

Marshal art

Indiaca

Hunting

Clay target shooting

Ju-jutsu

Powerlifting

Ice sailing

Draughts

Kickboxing

Kiiking

Correspondence chess

Konpo

Korona

Cricket

Crocet

Cudgel-throwing

Biathlon running

Board games

Field hokey

Rambling

Minigolf

Snowmobile sports

Quiz

Darts

Paintball

Bowls

Radiosports

Ball game

Beach soccer

Skateboard

Floorball

Indoor football

Sambo

Weight with a handle

Shaping

Finnish baseball

Fishing sports

Army pentathlon

Taiji

Dancing (various dance stiles)

Sports for health

Fire-brigade sports

Lifeboat

Bmx riding

Wing tsun

Gymnastics

Other

MORE DATA

Eesti statistika aastaraamat. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia

Analytical publication “Kultuur. 1994–2004. Culture”

Kultuur. Culture (1994–2003)

OTHER INFORMATION

Estonian sports register: http://www.eok.ee/klubideregister/

CONTACT PERSON

Riina Leinbock

Population and social statistics department

Tel +372 625 9367

riina.leinbock@stat.ee

Updated:  23.10.2019