4105.0 - Children and Youth News, Nov 2008
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Australian Demographic Statistics, December 2007 (cat no. 3101.0)
Provides quarterly estimates of total population for states, territories and the whole of Australia. Includes the most recent estimates of the population in five year age groups; numbers (and some rates) of births, deaths, infant deaths, interstate and overseas movements. Quarterly and/or annual time series tables throughout. Also includes projected resident populations, projected population in households, projected number of households and projected average household size for states, territories and Australia.
Family Characteristics and Transitions, Australia, 2006–07 (cat no. 4442.0)
Presents results from the 2006–07 Family Characteristics and Transitions Survey (FCTS) and compares them to results from the 2003 and 1997 Family Characteristics Surveys (FCS), providing information about changing patterns of family and household composition in contemporary Australia. Information on family transitions such as relationship history, relationship expectations, children born and fertility expectations is also presented in this publication.
Health Literacy, Australia, 2006 (cat no. 4233.0)
Presents detailed results on Australia's health literacy, based on estimates from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALLS) 2006 (see Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, Summary Results, Australia, 2006 cat. no. 4228.0). In ALLS, health literacy was derived as a by product of the objectively assessed prose and document literacy, numeracy and problem solving domains. The Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey collected information on: literacy skills; general demographic characteristics; linguistic information; parental information; labour force activities; literacy and numeracy practices; participation in education and training; social capital and well being; information and communications technology; and household composition and income. The publication will provide an overview of the relationships between health literacy skills and selected characteristics for different population groups and over time.
Population by Age and Sex, Australian States and Territories, June 2002 to June 2007 (cat no. 3201.0)
Provides estimates of population for each state and territory classified by sex and single years of age (0 to 84); also grouped ages, sex ratios, median and mean ages of the population.
Recorded Crime - Victims, Australia, 2007 (cat. no. 4510.0)
Presents national crime statistics relating to victims of a selected range of offences that have been recorded by police. These statistics provide indicators of the level and nature of recorded crime victimisation in Australia and a basis for measuring change over time. Includes some data on victims by age group.
Australian Social Trends, 2008 (cat no. 4102.0)
Presents statistical analysis and commentary on a wide range of current social issues. Articles are organised into eight chapters, representing the following broad areas of interest: population; family and community; health; education and training; work; economic resources; and housing, as well as a chapter of articles covering other areas of social concern. Each chapter is supported by a set of summary tables including key social indicators which provide an overview of social change over the past decade, as well as how social conditions differ across Australian states and territories. A set of international tables also compares Australia with 17 other nations. There are several feature articles with a children and/or youth focus: Families with a young child with a disability, Risk taking by young people, Education across Australia, and Women’s incomes.
Population by Age and Sex, Regions of Australia, 2007 (cat no. 3235.0)
Contains estimates of the resident population by age (in five year age groups up to 85 and over) and sex as at 30 June 2007. The areas for which estimates are provided are Local Government Areas (LGAs), Statistical Local Areas (SLAs), Statistical Divisions (SDs) and Statistical Subdivisions (SSDs) and states and territories of Australia, according to the 2007 edition of the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC).
Divorces, Australia, 2007 (cat. no. 3307.0.55.001)
Provides information on divorces granted in Australia in 2007. Key indicators of national and state divorces, based on the location of the court granting divorce, are included in the analytical commentary. Detailed divorce tables are available. Includes divorces by age and divorces affecting children.
People with a Need for Assistance - A Snapshot 2006 (cat. no. 4445.0)
Examines the age, sex, Indigenous status, state/ territory, remoteness index, living arrangements, proficiency in English, labour force participation and occupation of people with a need for assistance. It uses data from the 2006 Census, which was the first Census to include questions on a person's need for assistance in one of the three core activities of communication, self-care and body movement. Includes some data by age group.
Australian Historical Population Statistics, 2008 (cat. no. 3105.0.65.001)
An electronic product containing a wide range of historical demographic data going back as far, where possible, to the beginnings of European settlement.
Australian Demographic Statistics, March 2008 (cat no. 3101.0)
Provides quarterly estimates of total population for states, territories and the whole of Australia. Includes the most recent estimates of the population in five year age groups; numbers (and some rates) of births, deaths, infant deaths, interstate and overseas movements. Quarterly and/or annual time series tables are included throughout. Also includes projected resident populations, projected population in households, projected number of households and projected average household size for states, territories and Australia.
Marriages, Australia, 2007 (cat no. 3306.0.55.001)
Marriage statistics provide valuable information for the analysis of family formation in Australia. This electronic product presents data at the national and state level on registered marriages by age, previous martial status, country of birth and relative country of birth of both males and females, type of celebrant, number of children under 16 years of previous marriages and whether couples live together prior to marriage. Crude and age specific marriage rates are also provided.
Population Projections, Australia, 2006 to 2101 (cat no. 3222.0)
Contains projections (based on different assumptions of future fertility, mortality and migration) of the resident population of Australia, the states and territories, capital cities and balance of states, by age and sex, for the base year to 2101 (for Australia) and for the base year to 2056 (for the states and territories, capital cities and balances of states). Also includes summary measures such as percentages of population in selected age groups and median ages as well as detailed notes on the assumptions used.
Australian Census Analytic Program: Counting the Homeless, 2006 (cat. no. 2050.0)
Presents an analysis of homeless people, to establish the extent of homelessness in Australia at the time of the 2006 Census. Analysis uses Census data complemented by data from other surveys of youth homelessness and users of support services. It also provides information on the change in the size and composition of the homeless population over time, and draws on earlier research using 1996 and 2001 Census data.
National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing: Summary of Results, 2007 (cat. no. 4326.0)
Presents a summary of results from the 2007 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing, conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) from August to December 2007. The survey collected information from approximately 8,800 Australians aged 16–85 years. The survey provides information on the prevalence of selected lifetime and 12 month mental disorders by three major disorder groups: anxiety disorders (eg social phobia), affective disorders (eg depression) and substance use disorders (eg alcohol harmful use). It also provides information on the level of impairment, the health services used for mental health problems, physical conditions, social networks and caregiving, as well as demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. Includes data on youth aged 16–24 years.
Births, Australia, 2008 (cat. no. 4156.0)
Brings together statistics for live births and fertility in Australia. It provides detailed statistics on confinements and live births - male and female births, births of Indigenous children, age and birthplace of parents, duration of marriage, previous issue, nuptial and exnuptial births, single and multiple births, usual residence of mother (by state or territory), regional comparisons. Also shows fertility rates.
CDATA Online, 2006 (cat. no. 2064.0)
CDATA Online is an online tool which combines information on Australian society from the 2006 Census, with web graphing and mapping capability. CDATA Online allows you to create your own tables of Census data on a range of different topics such as - age, education, housing, income, transport, religion, ethnicity, occupation and more. This free online product allows you to create tables, maps and graphs of Census characteristics for all ABS geographic areas.
Overweight and Obesity - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: A Snapshot, 2004–05 (cat. no. 4722.0.55.006)
This snapshot presents an overview of the prevalence of overweight and obesity among adults in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population as measured in the 2004–05 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS). Includes data on overweight and obese youth aged 18–24 years.
A Profile of Carers in Australia, 2008 (cat. no. 4448.0)
Provides an overview of the characteristics and activities of people who provide informal assistance to someone with a disability or long term health condition, or to an older person (aged 60 years and over). Information in this publication was drawn from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing and from three ABS surveys: the 2003 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC); the 2006 General Social Survey (GSS) and the 2006 Time Use Survey (TUS). Includes data on young carers aged 15–24 years.
Deaths, Australia, 2007 (cat. no. 3302.0)
Brings together statistics on deaths and mortality in Australia. Includes some data by age and infant mortality.
Australia's Health 2008 - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Growing up in Australia: the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children 2006–07 annual report - Australian Institute of Family Studies
Injury among young Australians - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Linking SAAP, child protection and juvenile justice data collections: a feasibility study - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Parenting and families in Australia - Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Eye health among Australian children - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Neural tube defects in Australia - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
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