The bar chart illustrates the proportion of male and female living in Australia,seperated by age, did physical activity regularly in 2010. Overall, women in all age groups except for the youngest group were tougher then men in doing exercise, in particular those in middle-aged.
Initially, men being between 15 and 24 reached a peak of 52,8% in doing physical activity. However, the figure experienced a downward trend in the first three youngest age groups, a decrease of over 10%. Then, a recovery to 43,1% was saw in men who were from 45 to 54. The percentage of elders in the last two groups rose slightly, 45,1 and 46,7 respectively.
Women in the first age group, on the other hand, stood at 47,7% which was lower than the proportion in men. However, the trend of female who did regular activity was upward apart from a short-lived decrease of the age group from 35 to 44. The female numbers consecutively rose to a peak of 53,3% in the middle-aged group from 45 to 54. The figure almost remained stable in the next age group with 53% then fell slightly to approximately 47% in the oldest group.