Wellbeing Snapshots

Children and young people participating in creative activities

In 2017-18, 67% of children and young people aged 5-14 years in South Australia participated in 1 or more creative activities in the previous 12 months, compared to 63% nationally.

Creative activities included participation in drama, singing, playing a musical instrument, dancing, art and craft, creative writing or creating digital content.

The largest proportion of children and young people that participated in creative activities was 5-8 year olds (43%). Those who participated in creative activities in the previous 12 months, were most likely to have participated in 3 activities (26%).

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