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How kids spend their time

What are our kids doing with their spare time? turu Presented by Australian children aged 5-14 yrs Watching TV or DVDS (per week) 7.5hrs Internet and gaming Reading for pleasure 5hrs 3.5hrs Homework and study Riding their bike 3.5hrs 2.5 hrs Skateboarding, rollerblading or scooter riding Recreational art and craft 2hrs 1hr Kids accessing the Internet 90 79 65 2006 2009 2012 Sporting activities * 60% participate in organised sport Most popular sports - boys Soccer All the rest 21.7% 16.5% 8.6% Swimming Cricket 9.2% 14.9% Basketball Australian Rules Football Most popular sports - girls Swimming All the rest 18.9% 16.2% Netball 8.1% 6.5% 6.6% Gymnastics Soccer Basketball Proportion attending cultural venues and events (in last 12 months) 53% Visited a public library 43% Visited a public library 39% Attended a performing arts event Cultural activities (playing a musical instrument, singing, dancing, drama or organised art and craft) 35% participated in at least one organised cultural activity Participation: girls vs boys Most popular by gender Playing a musical instrument (228,800 boys) Dancing (367,400 girls) Mobile phone ownership 29% Ownership across age groups 73% 12 - 14 year olds 22% 9- 11 year olds 5-8 year olds Source: Children's Participation in Cultural and Leisure Activities, Australia 2011-12 (cat. no. 4901.0) Australian Bureau of Statistics, www.abs.gov.au taru THE PLACE TO VISIT BEFORE YOU GO turu.com.au

How kids spend their time

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