Leisure/leisure patterns changing

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  • Leisure
    • Is the time used at a persons own discretion in a variety of ways once they have completed various duties such a study, domestic chores and work.
    • Changing patterns of leisure;
      • Employment;  unemployed tend to spend more time on watching television, reading or doing hobbies.
      • Age; younger you are the more you do physically strong and active things.
      • Gender; women have less leisure time than men because of their additional household responsibilities, or who have children.
      • Marriage or cohabitation; couples are more likely to work out leisure activities around their home.
      • Dependent children; Younger children parents tend to socialising with their children as well as themselves. As children get older then they can socialise with other people with out children.
      • Education; the more educated you are the less time you watch television and you tend to go out side  more. Also more educated people go to concerts and theatre.
      • Income; the amount of money available in a household influence spending power and the amount of money available for leisure.
      • Time available, unemployed might become time rich money poor.
      • Location; Living in a city  or larger population will have a larger range of  leisure facilities. smaller towns have limited choice.
      • Holidays; these are very popular leisure activity.

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