Participation in Sports and Physical Recreation Activities, Qld

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    NAME OF ORGANISATION
    Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

    OVERVIEW
    Requested by the Queensland Department of Tourism, Sport and Racing.

    PURPOSE
    Information collected to be used to revise policies and to develop strategic directions for the department. Information also required to service the growing demand for data about sporting/physical recreation participation from the sporting and general community.

    SCOPE
    Usual residents of private dwellings (including caravans) are in scope for the survey.

    Other Monthly Population Survey scope and coverage rules apply.

    DATA DETAIL

    Conceptual framework
    Target population is all usual residents aged 15 years and over who live in private dwellings in Queensland.

    Principal data items are:

    • Types of sports/physical recreational activities participated in during last 12 months;
    • Level of involvement;
    • Frequency of participation, cost and when;
    • Club membership and cost;
    • Expenditure on clothing and equipment for sport/activity;
    • Unmet demand for sporting/physical recreational activities involvement and reasons why;
    • Highest educational qualifications.

    Main outputs
    Participation by selected characteristics:
    Type of participation by sex; by age group
    Selected main sports/activities by sex; by age group; by type of participation; how sport/activity was organised; frequency; Whether a member of a club/association; total cost of participation
    Persons wanting to participate in a sport/activity: Sport/activity most preferred by main reason for non-participation

    Classifications
    Standard Monthly Population Survey classifications

    Other concepts (summary)
    Standard Monthly Population Survey definitions

    GEOGRAPHIC DETAIL
    Queensland

    Comments and/or Other Regions


    COLLECTION FREQUENCY
    Once Only

    Frequency comments


    COLLECTION HISTORY
    Ad hoc survey

    DATA AVAILABILITY
    Yes

    Data availability comments



    DATE OF LAST UPDATE FOR THIS DOCUMENT
    27/05/2002 10:49 AM