The bar chart below shows the percentage of Australian men and women in different age groups who did regular physical activity in 2010.

Dec 27, 2021 / Academic / 2:29 pm

A comparison on the rate of Australian citizens who did regular physical activity divided by their chronological age and gender in 2010 is depicted in the given bar chart.

Overall, there was a clear female domination in case of exercise except in the youngest age group.

As per the chart, more than half of the Australian females between 35 and 64 were engaged in some kinds of regular physical activity in 2010.This accounted for an average of 53%, whereas the percentage of men who did strain their body between these age groups ranged from 39.5 to 45.1. The rate of men who did exercise in the 65+ age group was 46.7, which was 1.6% more than the rate of their immediate younger group (55 to 64). The proportion of females in this age group, who were involved in such activities, was 0.4% more than their male counterparts.

When 48.9% women did physical activity regularly in the age group 25 to 34, the percentage of men in the same age group who were involved was almost 6% less. The only exception was the youngest age group (15 to 24), when the rate of men was almost 4% higher than the rate of females (47.7%).  

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