Sport participation in Victoria, 2019 Research summary

This summary outlines key findings and insights from the 5th year of the VicHealth and Sport and Recreation Victoria’s joint research project into organised community sport participation in Victoria. The report covers 10 popular sports and provides comparison in participation across age, sex and region in 2019 compared to 2015.



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Published with the assistance of Federation Uni, Victoria Uni, Sport and Recreation Spatial and Victorian State Government and with input from the State Sporting Associations involved with this research (AFL Victoria, Australian Sailing (Victoria), Basketball Victoria, Bowls Victoria, Cricket Victoria, Football Victoria, Golf Victoria, Gymnastics Victoria, Hockey Victoria, Netball Victoria, Swimming Victoria, and Tennis Victoria).


VicHealth (Victorian Health Promotion Foundation): 2019