4156.0.55.002 - Value of Sport, Australia, 2013 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/10/2013  Final
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  • There were 95,590 people whose main job was in a sport and physical recreation occupation at the time of the 2011 Census of Population and Housing. This was 21% higher than the corresponding figure from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing.
  • On average, people in sport and recreation occupations were more likely to be working part-time and more likely to have a lower income than people in the general working population.
  • The average weekly total cash earnings of people employed in sport and physical recreation industries in May 2012 was $658.80.

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