National Census of sports facilities

The High Council of sports presents the national census of sports facilities 2005 (CNID-05),

with which concludes the study on the structure of the sports facilities consisting of sports areas and complementary.

This Census, whose data have been finished to obtain the 30 December 2005, represents an important qualitative step on the 1997 study by the incorporation of new elements of analysis, as is the disaggregation of complementary spaces and sporting spaces and subdivision unconventional spaces in unique and areas of activity físico-deportivas.

The data that compose the CNID-2005 are primarily intended to facilitate the implementation of the Planes Directores sports facilities in the different Autonomous communities. Each Autonomous Community may, from data obtained and depending on demand of activity of the actual or potential athletes, make a planning of sports facilities suited to the needs.

The time elapsed since then – more than eight years forced the contrast and update data and a new field work to engage in the study of the evolution in our society, also in the quantity and quality of sporting facilities, in coordination with autonomous communities and cities.

The data analysis invites multiple reflections, because our society, their human circumstances and sports, we require.

This National Census of sports facilities incorporates in its work the result of new methods of data checking and a complete computer study, which has allowed us know, by dint of hard work, the living reality and plural of facilities of our small and great locations and, for aggregation, photography current sports infrastructures of the different autonomous communities.

This fact is of critical importance to the High Council of sports because it allows objectify maximize the necessary planning of improvement of existing facilities and construction of new ones, applying criteria of rationality and convenience. In a word, invest where needed to meet the basic objective of any Public administration body: properly manage taxpayers' money.

Finally, mean that the national census of sports facilities 2005, we present on 5 June, is a document with projection of future and which will be decisive for the policy of construction of sports facilities of the new century.

For the interpretation of the data obtained in this query is important to bear in mind that are not published on the Internet all sports facilities, which can be minor discrepancies between the results provided by this tool and the real situation of the park facilities.