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4901.0.55.001 - Children's Participation in Sport and Leisure Time Activities, 2003 - 2012 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/12/2012   
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DURATION OF PARTICIPATION

In 2012, over one quarter (26%) of children participated in organised sport and/or dancing for 2 hours or less in the two weeks prior to interview. This was significantly higher than for children who participated for 3-4 hours or 5-9 hours (15% for both) and those who participated for 10 hours or more (10%).

A higher proportion of children aged 12-14 years (16%) participated for 10 hours or more in the two weeks prior to interview, compared with those aged 9-11 years (11%) and 5-8 years (5%).

2.3 Children participating in sport and/or dancing, Duration in last 2 weeks, by age group - 2012
Graph: 2.3 Children participating in sport and/or dancing, Duration in last 2 weeks, by age group—2012






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