Meets fruit guideline, ACT Year 7 students

Meets fruit guideline, ACT Year 7 students


    Meets Australian Dietary Guideline for fruit intake, ACT Year 7 students, Year 7 Health Survey, 2019-2021

    Respondents to the Year 7 Health Survey were asked to report how many serves of fruit they usually eat each day, selecting from none, one, two, three, four, five or six or more serves.

    The proportion of students who met the recommended dietary guideline of two or more serves of fruit per day has remained relatively stable between 2020 (83.5%) and 2021 (82.5%). There was no significant difference by sex of those who reported meeting the daily recommended intake for fruit in 2021 (males: 80.6%; females: 84.8%).

    Indicator based on the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines recommended number of serves of fruit per day for sex and age. For more information, visit: 

    For the purpose of reporting the Year 7 Health Survey data on HealthStats, if the 95% confidence intervals of the estimates do not overlap, they are considered to be significantly different. 

    Persons includes male, female, other and refused sex respondents and may not always add to the sum of male and female.

    To access the data please click on the "View source data" link at the bottom of the visualisation. This link will open a data table that you can download.

    Year 7 Health Survey