Participation in sport by people with disability
DATE: 22 April 2015
This infographic looks at Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data on participation of people with disability (under 65) in sporting activities.
- One in six Australians with disability play sport at least once a year. Children with disability have a higher participation rate, with three in five children playing sport at least once a year.
- The most popular sport and physical activities for Australians with disability are walking, swimming and aerobics/fitness.
- Watching sport is also popular, with almost one in four Australians with disability attending a sporting event as a spectator at least once a year.
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