Dataset Australian children's participation in cultural and leisure activities - dataset

TLF ID M007942

The dataset provides statistics about children's participation in cultural and leisure activities since 2003 to the latest year of available data in Australia. It is periodically updated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The dataset is in MS Excel format.



Educational details

Educational value
  • Provides access to survey data about children's participation in cultural and leisure activities for students to  explore, question, compare and analyse.
  • The data shows the involvement of 7- to 14-year olds in sport organised by a school, club or association; those playing a musical instrument, singing, dancing and drama outside of school hours and those attending a public library, a museum or art gallery, or a performing arts event.
  • Links to the ABS explanatory notes about the sources of data, definition of terms and the treatment of numbers.
  • Provides data in a tabular format that can be utilised in data visualisation tools such as DataGenie.
  • Provides opportunities for teachers to devise a range of learning tasks using raw data for different learning areas and year levels.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Health and physical education
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Organization: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • URL: http://www.abs.gov.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Organization: Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.abs.gov.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Online
Rights
  • Metadata: Copyright Education Services Australia Ltd, 2010. You may view, display, print out and copy this material for non-commercial educational purposes provided you retain all acknowledgements associated with the material. Dataset: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia, 2010. Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia. Logo: © Australian Bureau of Statistics.