The bar chart below shows the percentage of Australian men and women in different age groups who did regular physical activity in 2010

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The bar chart illustrates the percentage of six different groups of women and men in Australia who did regular physical exercises in 2010.

Overall, apart from people under 25 years old, females were predominantly active in physical exercises. Furthermore, the balance of men and women over 64 years who did regular physical activities was almost identical, with women marginally ahead.

With regards to men, those ageing from 15 to 24 were the most active in regular physical exercises with a percentage of 52.8%. Followed by them were the groups of 65 and over and 55 to 64, which had a proportion of 46.7 and 45.1% respectively. Two groups had a similar rate nearing 42% (25 to 34 and 45 to 54), while males between 35 to 44 were less active in physical activities with an amount below 40%.

Concerning women, those ranging from 45 to 54 ranked first in regular exercises with a percentage of 53.3%. Two groups showed a proportion around 53% (35 to 44 and 55 to 64) accompanied by two nearing 47% (15 to 24 and over 64). Finally, females under 25 were less frequent in physical exercises, with a participation of 47.7%.

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