Australian Bureau of Statistics
4914.0.55.001 - Newsletter: Age Matters, Feb 2005
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/03/2005
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Mature Age Statistical Profiles
This profile focuses on the demographic characteristics, geographic distribution and cultural diversity of the mature age population.
This profile focuses on the labour force characteristics of mature age people. It describes current labour force participation compared to twenty years ago and for those employed, looks at hours of worked, type of employment and the industries and occupations where they are employed. It also describes the extent to which their labour may be underutilised.
This profile provides a picture of the health status of the mature age population. It provides a measure of those who are experiencing illness or disability; have recorded risk factors; and are using health services.
This profile draws data from the 2002-03 Survey of Income and d Housing (SIH) and examines the housing characteristics, household income and housing costs of the mature age population.
Education and Training
This profile presents information about the education and training experience of mature age persons. Information is drawn from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Survey of Education and Work, 2004 and the Survey of Education and Training, 2001.
This profile focuses on the community life aspects of the mature age population, focusing on factors that impact on social and community participation. It draws on data from the General Social Survey (GSS) conducted by the ABS in 2002.
This profile presents information on the family and household structure of mature age persons. Detailed examination of the dwelling and structures, people and relationships and the quality aspects of living arrangements are discussed. It draws primarily on data from the Census of Population and Housing.
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