Participation in Sporting and Physical Recreational Activities, South Australia
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NAME OF ORGANISATION
South Australia State Supplementary Survey - topic selected by State Statistical Priorities Committee and endorsed by Population Statistics Priority Committee.
The Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing requires reliable statistics to facilitate decisions on policy and planning particularly for funding and implementation of sporting programs. Current participation levels are required for both non-Olympic and Olympic sports as the focus on the 2000 Olympic Games increases to ensure that equitable decisions are made.
Persons living in SA aged 15 or more years who are usual residents of private dwellings except:
As per the Labour Force Survey, coverage rules are applied which aim to ensure that each person is associated with only one dwelling, and hence has only one chance of selection. The chance of a person being enumerated at two separate dwellings in the one survey is considered to be negligible.
Persons who are away from their usual residence for six weeks or less at the time of interview are enumerated at their usual residence (relevant information may be obtained from other usual residents present at the time of the survey)
The target population is all persons 15 years and over living in SA.
The principal data items are:
Participation by selected characteristics
Reason for not participating by sex
Selected activities by sex/expenditure
Reason for participating by sex
Type of participation by sex
Standard Monthly Population Survey classifications (not including industry and occupation)
Other concepts (summary)
Standard Monthly Population Survey definitions
Comments and/or Other Regions
Small area data is not available.
Ad hoc survey
Data availability comments
Data is available in ABS Cat. No. 4175.4 Customised data services are available to clients on request.
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