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Activity undertaken for pleasure or relaxation that diverts amuses or stimulates. It includes gambling and amusement, but excludes physical recreation activities, which are included in Sports.
Source Definition
UIS, 2009 UNESCO Framework for Cultural Statistics, 2009.


Activités effectuées pour le plaisir ou pour se détendre, à caractère divertissant, amusant ou stimulant. Ils comprennent les jeux d’argent et les parcs à thème, mais excluent les activités de loisirs physiques, qui relèvent du domaine des Sports.
Source de la définition
ISU, Cadre de l’UNESCO pour les statistiques culturelles 2009, 2009.


Actividad que produce placer, relaja, divierte, entretiene o estimula. Incluye los juegos de azar y el esparcimiento pero excluye las actividades de recreación física que forman parte del dominio Deportes.
Fuente(s) de la definición
UIS, Marco de Estadísticas Culturales de la UNESCO de 2009, 2009.