Leisure activities among resettlement community in war affected area in Sri Lanka
The way people spend their leisure time is different according to the social and cultural context in each society. The sample was selected from resettlement community in Jaffna district in Sri Lanka. Data collected from questionnaires. This paper found both the content and measurement of leisure and its relationship to quality of life. It reports the results of a study that examined the relative importance of selected place and person-centred leisure attributes in predicting quality of life. The study tested a set of objective and subjective indicators that people are most concerned with in their leisure lives. Overall it was found that the person-centred leisure attributes in leisure satisfaction, was the best predictor of quality of life. Further analysis revealed that people who engage with friends more frequently and who are more satisfied with the psychological benefits they derive from leisure, experience higher levels of perceived quality of life.