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Cinema audiences

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Cinema attendance of people aged 15 years and over by household type, 2006

Among people who had been to the cinema at least once in 2006, 38 per cent were from households comprising a couple and dependent children, and 23 per cent were from couple-only households.

Graph: Share of cinema audiences aged 15 years and over by type of household, 2006. The table following provides the data.
Household type No. cinema-goers ('000) Share of cinema-goers (%) Attendance rate (%)1
Total 10,431.4 100% 65.2%
Couple only 2,442.4 23.4% 58.8%
Couple family (i.e. with dependent children) 3,941.6 37.8% 73.3%
Single-parent family 648.2 6.2% 73.7%
Lone-person household 1,042.3 10.0% 53.2%
Other household 2,356.9 22.6% 64.7%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Attendance at Selected Cultural Venues and Events (cat no 4114.0).

Notes:
1. Cinema-goers as a percentage of the Australian population aged 15 years and over in each category.

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