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The information in these tables was calculated using all the data from 112,173 responses to the 2006 CensusAtSchool Questionnaire. Percentage totals may not equal 100 due to rounding.


2006 National Summary Tables

Participation Analysis
Table 1. The number of girls who submitted a CensusAtSchool Questionnaire
Table 2. The number of boys who submitted a CensusAtSchool Questionnaire

Your Attributes Analysis
Table 3. Average height of girls (cm)
Table 4. Average height of boys (cm)
Table 5. Median height of girls (cm)
Table 6. Median height of boys (cm)

Your Lifestyle Analysis

Table 7. Girls' access to the Internet at home
Table 8. Boys' access to the Internet at home
Table 9. Girls' favourite take-away foods
Table 10. Boys' favourite take-away foods



Participation Analysis

Table 1. The number of girls who submitted a CensusAtSchool Questionnaire

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Australia
Year 4 or below
133
667
8
108
166
160
621
125
1988
Year 5
124
2334
12
379
391
556
3282
553
7631
Year 6
280
3084
19
886
947
633
3809
912
10570
Year 7
307
1911
91
1192
1094
747
2420
1096
8858
Year 8
377
2851
65
1683
1048
630
2119
2118
10891
Year 9
376
2664
49
1394
1094
717
1754
1556
9604
Year 10
299
1922
29
718
892
693
1149
1350
7052
Year 11
213
630
52
353
463
271
241
306
2529
Year 12
138
324
46
215
117
106
77
250
1273
Other
10
24
5
10
6
16
29
13
113
Total Females
2257
16411
376
6938
6218
4529
15501
8279
60509


Table 2. The number of boys who submitted a CensusAtSchool Questionnaire

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Australia
Year 4 below
136
661
10
139
166
164
650
152
2078
Year 5
132
2212
15
399
403
472
3308
598
7539
Year 6
322
2848
17
838
881
584
3659
939
10088
Year 7
231
1305
99
1221
1159
551
2339
1027
7932
Year 8
307
1489
53
1418
999
454
1878
1646
8244
Year 9
270
1621
62
1135
799
461
1529
1284
7161
Year 10
112
1307
25
713
747
491
1149
989
5533
Year 11
143
358
42
254
390
225
204
203
1819
Year 12
99
251
55
169
127
105
63
277
1146
Other
18
31
2
13
12
13
26
9
124
Total Males
1770
12083
380
6299
5683
3520
14805
7124
51664

Your Attributes Analysis

Table 3. Average height of girls (cm)

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Year 5
142.6
143.7
141.8
140.0
142.8
144.1
142.2
138.9
Year 6
153.6
157.4
148.5
147.2
149.2
151.4
150.4
145.1s
Year 7
161.1
156.7
156.0
153.1
156.3
157.4
154.4
153.8
Year 8
163.5
161.2
160.1
158.4
160.5
160.6
161.5
159.3
Year 9
165.9
163.7
163.4
162.9
164.6
164.4
163.4
163.3
Year 10
165.9
164.9
164.1
164.5
164.7
163.7
164.6
164.5
Year 11
166.4
165.3
164.1
164.3
164.5
169.8
165.5
167.3
Year 12
171.0
164.6
169.0
171.0
165.6
164.6
171.3
168.7
Table 4. Average height of boys (cm)

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Year 5
147.2
144.1
144.5
138.7
143.8
146.2
143.6
140.1
Year 6
150.0
150.1
185.8
145.7
149.4
151.2
151.3
146.4
Year 7
157.7
156.8
158.5
155.3
155.2
158.3
156.0
153.0
Year 8
165.1
165.1
164.1
160.6
165.1
165.7
167.1
160.7
Year 9
170.1
171.2
173.7
168.9
171.1
172.3
172.0
169.3
Year 10
175.3
174.8
174.7
175.0
176.0
176.0
176.8
176.0
Year 11
180.3
176.4
177.5
177.3
179.1
177.0
180.5
179.8
Year 12
175.3
175.7
192.6
174.3
178.8
176.7
168.9
179.1
Table 5. Median height of girls (cm)

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Year 5
145
144
140.5
140
144
146
144
141
Year 6
152
158
148
148
150
152
151
146.5
Year 7
160
158
156
154
156
159
157
154
Year 8
162
162
160
160
162
162
162
160
Year 9
165
164
162
163
165
163
163
164
Year 10
166
165
164
165
165
164
164
165
Year 11
166
165
165
165
165
165
165
166
Year 12
166.5
165
165
167
165
165
165
166

Table 6. Median height of boys (cm)

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Year 5
147
145
141
141
145
146
145
143
Year 6
151
150
150
147.5
150
152
151
147
Year 7
158
158
158
153
156
158
158
153
Year 8
165
165
164
160
165
167
166
160
Year 9
171
171
170.5
170
172
172
172
168
Year 10
175.5
176
175
175
176
177
175
175
Year 11
180
178
176.5
178
180
177
178
177
Year 12
180
179
181
179
180
179
172
180

Your Lifestyle Analysis

Table 7. Girls' access to the Internet at home

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Australia
No - Internet connection
131
1899
68
1028
937
828
2208
1014
8113
Yes - broadband connection
1546
9255
177
3631
2747
1962
8278
4669
32265
Yes - dial-up connection
497
4696
107
2054
2332
1620
4378
2340
18024
Yes - other
83
561
24
225
202
119
637
256
2107
Table 8. Boys' access to the Internet at home

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Australia
No - Internet connection
115
1664
57
948
905
654
2074
943
7360
Yes - broadband connection
1247
6358
183
3409
2473
1585
8140
3978
27373
Yes - dial-up connection
354
3688
120
1735
2107
1174
4022
1988
15188
Yes - other
54
373
20
207
198
107
569
215
1743
Table 9. Girls' favourite take-away foods

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Australia
I don't have a favourite Take-away Food
81
469
20
264
163
147
511
230
1885
Fish and Chips
255
3024
56
1593
964
847
3840
1408
11987
Fried Chicken and Chips/Fries
266
2215
48
1023
929
589
2442
1034
8546
Fruit/Fruit Salad
220
1967
38
800
605
408
1775
806
6619
Hamburgers and Chips/Fries
354
3281
72
1560
1230
696
3106
1854
12153
Middle Eastern Food
175
796
21
357
271
178
657
304
2759
Pies/Pasties
185
1677
32
840
608
354
1675
667
6038
Pizza
477
4318
79
1959
1509
1069
4187
1934
15532
Rice/ Noodle Dishes
327
1974
46
891
835
468
2146
953
7640
Rolls/Sandwiches
206
1565
50
795
638
465
1455
733
5907
Salads
172
1808
32
756
612
407
1573
768
6128
Other
159
1691
29
728
528
354
1823
659
5971

Table 10. Boys' favourite take-away foods

ACT
NSW
NT
QLD
SA
TAS
VIC
WA
Australia
I don't have a favourite Take-away Food
137
699
36
417
325
235
843
388
3080
Fish and Chips
614
5056
147
2954
2427
1683
7416
2923
23220
Fried Chicken and Chips/Fries
510
3958
108
2039
2047
1152
5097
2297
17208
Fruit/Fruit Salad
194
1722
49
787
669
420
1716
754
6311
Hamburgers and Chips/Fries
755
6014
198
2991
2907
1479
6729
3898
24971
Middle Eastern Food
264
1426
49
647
602
306
1357
627
5278
Pies/Pasties
445
3371
101
1862
1663
887
3852
1720
13901
Pizza
1034
7142
211
3755
3480
2081
8614
3914
30231
Rice/ Noodle Dishes
386
2419
74
1220
1244
558
3015
1341
10257
Rolls/Sandwiches
250
2084
63
1121
997
618
2231
1121
8485
Salads
184
1601
50
792
675
421
1628
734
6085
Other
352
2617
57
1361
1308
688
3405
1301
11089


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