Australian Bureau of Statistics
6285.0 - Involvement in Organised Sport and Physical Activity, Australia, April 2010 Quality Declaration
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/11/2010
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CHARACTERISTICS OF PERSONS INVOLVED
People aged 15-24 years had the highest playing role participation rate (38%) and the highest overall participation rate (39%). However, people aged 35-44 years had the highest participation rate in non-playing roles with 15% (Table 1).
Country of birth
People born in Australia were more likely to be involved (30%) than people born in main English-speaking countries (25%) and people born in non main English-speaking countries (11%) (Table 1).
Area of usual residence
People living in the six state capital cities (25%) were less likely to be involved than those living in the rest of Australia (28%) (Table 1).
Labour force status
People not in the labour force were less likely to be involved in organised sport and physical activity (19%) than employed people (30%) and unemployed people (26%) (Table 1).
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This page last updated 25 November 2010