NAME OF ORGANISATION
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Requested by the Queensland Department of Tourism, Sport and Racing.
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.
Usual residents of private dwellings (including caravans) are in scope for the survey.
Other Monthly Population Survey scope and coverage rules apply.
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.
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
Standard Monthly Population Survey classifications
Other concepts (summary)
Standard Monthly Population Survey definitions
Comments and/or Other Regions
Ad hoc survey
Data availability comments
DATE OF LAST UPDATE FOR THIS DOCUMENT
27/05/2002 10:49 AM
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