The bar charts compare the participation rate of boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 14 who took part in several cultural and sporting activities held, in the year 2003, in Australia.
Overall, it is noticeable that dancing was a much more favourable activity among girls than boys, whereas boys registered a higher proportion in sports.
In terms of cultural activities, the figures of both genders joined drama and singing was virtually equal, at roughly 5%. Nonetheless, what stands out is a significantly higher percentage of girls in dancing more than that of boys, with precisely one-quarter of girls compared with 3% of boys. By contrast, 15% of boys opted to play musical instruments as opposed to 10% of girls.
Concerning sports, there was a moderate difference in the participation rate of between boys and girls, with a ratio of boys to girls is precisely 7 to 5.