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Indigenous people’s participation in sport and physical activities

Posted on: 21 March, 2011
Issue: Vol 11 No 1, January 2011 – March 2011
Related to Physical activity

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2010)
Indigenous people’s participation in sport and physical activities. (ABS Catalogue no 4156.0.55.001)
Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

This report presents information on Indigenous people’s participation in sport and physical recreation collected in the 2008 ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS).

The report looks at the following factors that might influence participation levels:

  • age and sex
  • employment status
  • educational attainment
  • family type
  • state or territory of residence

Other topics covered in the report are:

  • children’s participation in sport and physical activity
  • adult participation in sport and physical activity and sense of wellbeing

 Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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