4177.0.55.002 - Microdata: Participation in Sport and Physical Recreation, Australia, 2011-12 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 09/05/2013   
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Header picture INTRODUCTION

This guide provides information about the release of microdata on Participation in Sport and Physical Recreation from the 2011–12 Multipurpose Household Survey (MPHS). Information in the guide includes details on how to use data through a Confidentialised Unit Record File (CURF) or TableBuilder product and advice about the reliability of the estimates. The guide provides some links to general information on the conduct of the MPHS including the survey methodology, weighting and benchmarking. Data item lists and information on the conditions of use and definitions used are also included.

Microdata are the most detailed information available from a survey and are generally the responses to individual questions on the questionnaire or data derived from two or more questions. They are released with the approval of the Australian Statistician.


The following microdata products are available from this survey:

Further information about these services, and other information to assist users in understanding and accessing microdata in general, is available from the Microdata Entry Page on the ABS web site.

Before applying for access, users should read and familiarise themselves with the information contained in this product and the User Manual: Responsible Use of ABS CURFs. All users are required to agree to the terms and conditions of use before access can be granted.

To apply for access press the green button below.

Link to Apply for Microdata


The following links provide further information about the survey and the microdata products.
  • A detailed list of data items for the Expanded CURF and the TableBuilder is available on the Downloads tab
  • The Quality Declaration, Abbreviations and Glossary relating to these products can be found in the Explanatory Notes tab
  • Other related products can be found on the Related information tab.


Some data collected in the survey may not be included on Expanded CURF or TableBuilder but may be available on request, on a fee–for–service basis. Subject to confidentiality and sampling variability constraints, special tabulations can be produced incorporating data items, populations and geographic areas, selected to meet individual requirements. Contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or client.services@abs.gov.au for further information.