Reasons for Group formation <br />Most people spend every day as part of a group, be it school, friends, work or family groups.<br />Group is defined as a number of people or things that are located close together or are considered or classed together <br />
Locality/geography<br />Individuals may join a group based on the fact that it is in your local community. This could be achieved through sporting teams<br />
GENDER<br />It is possible for individuals to be grouped on the gender. This could be done through school, sporting teams, or facilities such as public toilets.<br />
Shared interest/common goal <br />These forms of groups are formed as members have a common interest such as a church group of chess club.<br />
Security<br />Some people become parts of groups for a sense of community, for example a neighborhood watch.<br />
Sexuality<br />Groups may be formed based on a persons sexuality. For example a group of gays or lesbians (Mardi Gra)<br />
Specific NEEDS<br />This type of group is formed in response to particular needs. For example groups that came together to help those effected by the Queensland floods.<br />
Social interactions<br />Some groups are formed with the goal of gathering people together. This may be done through a party or through a work event.<br />
CULTURE<br />Some groups are formed to bring to bring together a culture through eating traditional food and speaking traditional languages.<br />
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