4177.0.55.002 - Microdata: Participation in Sport and Physical Recreation, Australia, 2013-14  
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The following microdata product is available from the Participation in Sport and Physical Recreation topic on the 2013-14 Multipurpose Household Survey:
- TableBuilder.

Apply online for access to TableBuilder at
https://www.abs.gov.au/registration

This product provides data on persons aged 15 years and over who participated in sport and physical recreation activities as players, competitors or persons who physically undertook an activity.

It also contains data on the number and characteristics of people involved in organised sport and physical activity, by type of involvement, and whether payment is received.

The data includes: demographic and labour force characteristics of sport and physical activity participants, the participation rate, type of participation, number of activities, regularity of participation and facilities used. A detailed list of data items is available on the downloads tab.

The microdata enables users to tabulate, manipulate and analyse data. Steps to confidentialise the dataset are taken to ensure the integrity of data and maintain confidentiality of respondents. This includes removing any information that might uniquely identify an individual, reducing the level of detail for some items and collapsing some categories.