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Australian Rules football, also known as Aussie Rules, is one of Australia’s most beloved sports. Born in the backyard of Australia, it is the only major sport to be invented in Australia. The governing body and national league of Aussie Rules is called the AFL. The league was founded as the Victorian Football League (VFL), but rebranded as the AFL in 1990 to reflect the growing number of non-Victorian based clubs joining the competition. Every year a total of the best 22 players from all teams in the AFL are strategically picked to make up the All-Australian team.
This FACT indicates the number of All-Australians since 1991 by the state and territory they were born in.
*If a player’s birthplace could not be identified, their state of origin (state where their junior career started) has been assumed as their birthplace.
*Players born overseas have not been included in this FACT.
This FACT indicates the number of all aviation accidents that occurred as a proportion of 100,000 persons in each Australian state in 2011. The state with the highest is the Northern Territory, at 4.03 per 100,000 people. The state with the lowest is the Australian Capital Territory, with 0 per 100,000 people.
This FACT indicates the education participation rate of those aged between 15 and 24 years of age in each Australian state from the year 2017. Data for this indicator were collected from the 2017 ABS Survey of Education and Work. The data shows that young people from the ACT have the highest participation rate in educational institutions, at 71.48 percent. The lowest percentile was found in Tasmania, at 56.55 percent, closely followed by Queensland, at 56.83.
Australians take sport seriously, and many are passionate supporters of sporting teams. But how often do they engage in physical activity themselves? This FACT indicates the participation rates in sport and recreation in each state and territory, for people aged 15 years and older 2013-2014.
Participating in organised physical activities is an important element of staying healthy, and contributes to well connected communities and a healthy work-life balance amongst individuals. Particularly in Australia, one of the fattest nations in the developed world, engagement in physical activity is a powerful and important measure to combat the obesity epidemic.
The state with the highest rates of adult participation in sports and recreation is the Australian Capital Territory with 72.9 percent of people over 15 engaging in at least some physical activity. The state with the lowest is Queensland, with 53.6 percent.
This fact also appears in the Health category.
This FACT indicates the total number of both domestic and international aircraft movements in thousands at each city's major airport. The data is represented in thousands. It shows the amount of aircrafts that entered and left each city's airport between 2016-2017. Sydney and Melbourne have the highest aircraft movements, with Brisbane in a near third place. The lowest aircraft movements occur in Hobart and Darwin, consistent with other air traffic data.