Satisfaction with leisure time

Definition

The proportion of young people aged 15 to 24 who are “satisfied” or “very satisfied” with the quality and quantity of their leisure time, as measured by the Quality of Life Survey, 2006.

Relevance

Leisure time is an important component of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.  Young people who are satisfied with their leisure time are more likely to be well-rounded, relaxed and happy.

Current level

The majority of young people aged 15 to 24 reported that they were satisfied or very satisfied with their leisure time (74 percent). 

Eight percent reported that they were dissatisfied, with 2 percent reporting that they were very dissatisfied

Satisfaction with leisure time among young people aged 15 to 24, 2006

Satisfaction with leisure time among young people aged 15 to 24, 2006

Source: Quality of Life Survey, 2006.