|Page tools: Print Page Print All|
Employment at end June
Working proprietors and partners, and employees (including working directors) working for the business during the last pay period ending in June. It excludes volunteers and subcontracted workers.
Based on frequency, intensity (i.e. walking, moderate exercise and vigorous exercise) and duration of exercise (for recreation, sport or fitness) in the 2 weeks prior to interview. From these components, an exercise score was derived using factors to represent the intensity of the exercise. Scores were grouped for output as follows:
Employees who normally work the agreed or award hours for a full-time employee in their occupation. If agreed or award hours do not apply, employees are regarded as full-time if they usually work 35 hours or more per week.
Generalised trust refers to trust that individuals have toward other people in general.
Excludes indoor hockey, ice hockey.
Includes equestrian, rodeo, polo, polocrosse.
A group of people who usually reside and eat together. This may be:
The cost of goods and services acquired during the reference period for private use, whether or not those goods were paid for or consumed. For example, goods purchased by credit card are counted as expenditure at the time they were acquired rather than at the time the credit card bill was paid.
Expenditure is net of refunds or expected refunds. For example, payments for health services are net of any refunds received or expected to be received. Similarly, gambling wins are offset against gambling outlays to show net gambling expenditure.
Household Expenditure Survey
A survey, conducted at approximately five-yearly intervals, which records the expenditure of households rather than individuals because some expenditures (e.g. on domestic inground swimming pools, caravans, boats) are usually for the benefit of everyone in the household and therefore cannot be attributed in a meaningful way to any particular person in the household.
Information about most types of expenditure is obtained from a diary maintained by all persons aged 15 years and over in households selected in the sample. Some infrequent items of expenditure are collected on a 'recall' or 'last payment' basis' the length of the recall period ranging from two years for house purchases to three months for health expenses.
A household's expenditure on sports, physical recreation and other leisure can be affected by many things including:
Include ice hockey, ice skating, snow skiing.
Involvement in sport or physical activity in either a playing role, or a non-playing role such as coach, umpire or administrator.
Include wages and salaries, employer contributions to superannuation funds, workers' compensation costs, payroll tax and fringe benefits tax. Exclude payments to self-employed persons such as consultants, contractors and persons paid solely by commission without a retainer; and payments to proprietors and partners of unincorporated businesses.
Main English speaking countries
Comprise United Kingdom, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, United States of America, and South Africa.
Include Taekwondo, Aikido, judo, karate, kickboxing.
Include car and motor cycle racing and rallying; and speedway, drag and go-kart events.
Includes indoor and outdoor netball.
Gross takings less payments of prize money and winnings.
Organisations not permitted to be a source of income, profit or other financial gain for the units that establish, control or finance them.
Operating profit before tax
A measure of the level of profit achieved prior to extraordinary items being brought to account, income tax being deducted and dividends being paid. It is derived as total income minus total expenses plus closing inventories minus opening inventories.
Organised sports and physical activities
Sports and physical activities which were organised by a club, association or school. The club or association need not be sporting body. It may be a work social club, church group or old scholars association. Physical activity such as aerobics and other exercise sessions organised by fitness centres or gymnasia are also included.
Persons were classed as being paid for involvement in sport or physical activity in a particular role if they received any payment at all for that involvement. If a person undertook more than one role, payment had to be received for each role for all involvements to be classed as paid.
Persons playing a sport or undertaking physical activity. Persons involved only in non-playing roles such as coach, umpire or administrator are excluded.
For any group, the number of persons involved (either as participants or otherwise) in sports or physical activities, expressed as a percentage of the total population of that group.
Employees who normally work less than the agreed or award hours for a full-time employee in their occupation. If agreed or award hours do not apply, employees are regarded as part-time if they usually work less than 35 hours per week.
SAR of China
Special Administrative Region of China.
Include pistol and rifle shooting, hunting, and paintball.
Excludes indoor soccer.
Networks, together with shared norms, values and understandings which facilitate cooperation within and among groups (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) 2001).
Sports hospitality clubs
Clubs which obtained the largest portion of their income from the provision of hospitality services, but identified themselves as being sports or physical recreation clubs
Include surfing and windsurfing. Exclude surf-lifesaving.
Includes indoor and outdoor tennis.
Persons aged 15 years and over who were not employed during the reference week, and:
Includes indoor and outdoor volleyball.
For any group, the number of volunteers, expressed as a percentage of the total population of that group.
Persons who willingly gave unpaid help in the form of time, service or skills, to assist an organisation or group. The reimbursement of expenses and the bestowing of small gifts are not regarded as payment for services rendered. Hence, persons who received these (and nothing else) are still treated as volunteers.
Includes jet skiing.
Weekly ordinary time cash earnings
Weekly earnings of employees which are attributable to award, standard or agreed hours of work, including allowances, penalty payments, payments by measured result and regular bonuses and commissions. Amounts salary sacrificed are also included. Excluded are non-cash components of salary packages, overtime payments, retrospective pay, pay in advance, leave loadings, severance pay, and termination and redundancy payments.
Weekly total cash earnings
Weekly total cash earnings of employees is regular wages and salaries in cash and is equal to weekly ordinary time cash earnings plus weekly overtime cash earnings.
These documents will be presented in a new window.