Starting today, I will look at five other decompositions of 2009/10 Irish household expenditure on sport. This blog post will be one of five posts running from today (Tuesday) to Saturday. The focus of this post is the Urban-Rural divide. Figure 1 shows that there is greater levels of spending on sports spectating and sports participation by households from urban areas. This is not surprising given the proximity and ease of access that urban dwellers would have to sports events and sports facilities.