1345.4 - SA Stats, Aug 2007  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/2007   
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This month's article focuses on children's participation in culture and leisure activities in South Australia in 2005-06. The data was collected from the 2006 Survey of Children's Participation in Culture and Leisure Activities that was conducted as part of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Monthly Population Survey (MPS).

Key points from this article: Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities – South Australia, 2006.
  • More children in South Australia were involved in organised sports outside school hours than organised cultural activities.
  • Outside school hours, watching TV, videos, and DVDs was the most popular leisure activity of South Australian children.
  • 65% of children accessed the Internet outside school hours in South Australia.
  • More girls than boys in South Australia reported non participation in organised cultural and leisure activities outside school hours.

In the article, Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities - South Australia data have been rounded. Other Explanatory Notes are not included in SA Stats in the form found in other ABS publications. Readers are directed to the Explanatory Notes contained in related ABS publications referenced in the feature article.

If you have any comments about this product please contact Lisa Moutzouris on ph: (08) 8237 7455 or alternatively e-mail sa.statistics@abs.gov.au.