Statistics and Indicators

ASSAD - meets physical activity guideline of 60 min/day, by sex

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Australia’s physical activity guidelines recommend that children and young people (5-17 year olds) should accumulate at least one hour of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity every day.

In 2017, 22.2% of boys and 10.5% of girls reported doing vigorous or moderate physical activity for at least one hour every day. Girls were significantly less likely to meet the guidelines than boys in 2017 (p=0.004).

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