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ARCHIVE: ALL AUSTRALIAN SOCIAL TRENDS ARTICLES 1994 - SEPTEMBER 2012

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POPULATION


MOST RECENT POPULATION ARTICLES

One for the country: recent trends in fertility
December 2010
Australian households: the future
December 2010
Holidaying abroad
September 2010
New Zealanders in Australia
September 2010

Population characteristics

Australia's Babies
2007
Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2006
Social circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2005
Seachange - new residents in coastal areas
2004
Ancestry of Australia's population
2003
Populations of Australia and New Zealand: a comparison
2001
20th century: beginning and end
2000
Social conditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
2000
Socioeconomic disadvantage across urban, rural and remote areas
2000

Population composition


New Zealanders in Australia
Expanding links with China and India
September 2010
September 2009
People in their 50s: then and now
2006
People in their 20s: then and now
2005
People in institutional settings
2003
New Zealanders in Australia
2002
Older overseas-born Australians
2002
Regional population ageing
2002
Asian-born Australians
2001
Indigenous languages
1999
Languages spoken in Australia
1999
Birthplace of overseas-born Australians
1997
Changing links with Europe
1997
Australian citizenship
1996
Expanding links with Asia
1996
Second generation Australians
1995
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
1994

Population distribution


Relocation across the nation: internal migration and population growth
June 2009
Australian expatriates in OECD countries
2006
People in their 20s: then and now
2005
Where do overseas-born people live?
2004
Population characteristics and remoteness
Population distribution
2003
2008
Youth migration within Australia
2003
Regional populations: growth and decline
2000
Island populations
1999
Interstate migration
1998
Small towns: which ones are in decline?
1998
Internal migration
1995
Aged Australia
1994

Population growth


One for the country: recent trends in fertility
December 2010
Population growth: past, present and future
June 2010
Relocation across the nation: internal migration and population growth
June 2009
How many children have women in Australia had?
2008
Towns of the mineral boom
2008
International fertility comparison
2007
Migration: permanent additions to Australia's population
2007
Recent increases in Australia's fertility
2007
Pace of ageing: Australia and Japan
2006
Recent fertility trends
2005
Echoes of the baby boom
2004
Coming to Australia
2001
Leaving Australia
2001
Changes in immigration intake
1998
Growth and distribution of Indigenous people
1998
Australia's child population
1997
International population comparison
1997
Australia's population growth
1996
Capital city growth and development
1996
Net overseas migration
1995
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fertility
1994
Birthplaces of Australia's settlers
1994
Emigration
1994

Population projections


Australian households: the future
December 2010
Population growth: past, present and future
June 2010
Future population growth and ageing
March 2009
Future living arrangements
2005
Scenarios for Australia’s ageing population
2004
Fertility futures
2002
Population Projections for the 21st century
2001
Our ageing population
1999
Projections of the working age population
1995
Projections of the aged population
1994



FAMILY AND COMMUNITY


MOST RECENT FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ARTICLES

Love me do
March 2012
Life after Homelessness
March 2012
Community service workers
September 2011
Health services: Use and patient experience
March 2011

Community functioning

Life after Homelessness
March 2012
Social participation of migrants
2008
Community participation of people with a disability
2006
Social participation of young people
2006
Being unemployed, a lone parent or a recently arrived migrant
2004
Social interactions outside home
2004

Family formation


Love me do
March 2012
Parental divorce or death during childhood
September 2010
Couples in Australia
March 2009
Lifetime Marriage and Divorce Trends
2007
Trends in childlessness
2002
Older mothers
2001
Cultural diversity within marriages
2000
Remarriage trends of divorced people
1999
Adoptions
1998
Family planning
1998
Age at first marriage
1997
Trends in fertility
1996
Trends in de facto partnering
1995
Trends in marriage and divorce
1995

Family functioning


Love me do
March 2012
Parental divorce or death during childhood
September 2010
Jobless families
December 2009
Families with a young child with a disability
2008
Fathers' work and family balance
2006
Grandparents raising their grandchildren
2005
Informal child care provided by grandparents
2005
Families with no employed parent
2004
Balancing family and work
2003
Children with parents with a disability
2000
Looking after the children
1999
Spending time alone
1999
Families and work
1997
War veterans and their carers
1996
Family support
1995

Services and assistance


Community service workers
September 2011
Health services: Use and patient experience
March 2011
Child care
June 2010
Carers and employment
September 2009
Before and/or after school care
2007
Carers
2005
Community service workers
2004
Formal child care
2004
Support for people with a disability
2004
Child protection
2003
Services in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2003
People with a disability: need for guidance
2002
Caring in the community
2001
Child care arrangements
2001
Formal respite care
2000
Child care
1998
Principal carers and their caring roles
1996
Child care
1994

Living arrangements


Living alone
December 2009
One-parent families
2007
Children living apart from one parent
2006
Changing families
2003
Farming families
2003
Changes across Australian generations
2002
Selected risks faced by teenagers
2002
Transitions in living arrangements
2002
Future living arrangements
2001
People without partners
2000
Young adults living in the parental home
2000
Caring for children after parents separate
1999
Rural families
1998
One-parent families
1997
People who live alone
1996
Children in families
1995
Changes in living arrangements
1994
Living with parents
1994
Lone fathers with dependent children
1994



HEALTH


MOST RECENT HEALTH ARTICLES

Sexually transmissible infections
June 2012
Our health risks - how does Australia compare?
June 2012
Children with a disability
June 2012
Disability and Work
March 2012

Health expenditure

Health services: Use and patient experience
March 2011
Health and socioeconomic disadvantage
March 2010
Private health insurance
2001
Private health insurance: who has it?
1994

Health related actions


Health services: Use and patient experience
March 2011
Health literacy
June 2009
Complementary therapies
2008
How women care for their health
2004
Organ donation
2002
Cancer screening
2000
Food and energy intake
1998
Use of medication
1998

Health services


Health services: Use and patient experience
March 2011
Medical practitioners
2003
Private hospitals
2001
Medicare: the first ten years
1996
Distribution of general practitioners
1994

Health status


Children with a disability
June 2012
Disability and Work
March 2012
Work and health
June 2011
Life expectancy trends
March 2011
Health outside major cities
March 2011
Men's health
June 2010
Health and socioeconomic disadvantage
March 2010
Mental health
March 2009
People with a need for assistance
2008
Disability among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2006
Older people in cared accommodation
2006
Older people with disabilities
2005
Disability among adults
2001
Health and socio-economic disadvantage of area
1999
Health of older people
1999
Mental health
1999
Health experiences of men and women
1998
Health of the population
1997
Protecting the health of our children
1997
The health of Indigenous people
1996
Life expectancy trends
1995
Older people with disabilities
1995

Mortality and morbidity


Sexually transmissible infections
June 2012
Health outside major cities
March 2011
Men's health
June 2010
Diabetes mellitus
2007
Selected chronic conditions among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2007
Chronic conditions and disability
2006
Mortality trends of people aged 50 years and over
2006
Children's accidents and injuries
2005
Colorectal cancer
2005
Cancer trends
2004
Living with asthma
2004
Injuries
2003
Cardiovascular disease: 20th century trends
2002
Infant mortality
2002
Mortality of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2002
Drug-related deaths
2001
Mortality in the 20th century
2001
Accidental drowning
2000
Suicide
2000
Asthma
1999
Diabetes
1998
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
1997
Infectious diseases
1997
Accidental death of children
1996
Cancer trends
1995
Youth suicide
1994

Health risk factors


Smoking, risky drinking and obesity
December 2009
Childhood obesity
September 2009
Risk taking by young people
2008
Overweight and obesity
2007
Health risk factors among adults
2003
Work-related injuries
2002
Trends in smoking
2000
Health risk factors and Indigenous people
1996
Alcohol use
1995
Children's immunisation
1994
Tobacco use
1994



EDUCATION AND TRAINING


MOST RECENT EDUCATION AND TRAINING ARTICLES
Education differences between men and women
The right person for the job: The relevance of qualifications to employment
International Students
September 2012
September 2012
December 2011
Are all schools uniform?
September 2011
Year 12 attainment
March 2011
Education and Indigenous wellbeing
March 2011

Education and work


The right person for the job: The relevance of qualifications to employment
Are all schools uniform?
September 2012
September 2011
Australian workers: Education and workplace training
September 2010
Are young people learning or earning?
March 2010
Training for a trade
2007
Young people at risk in the transition from education to work
2005
Higher education graduates in the labour market
2004
Pathways from school to work
2003
School teachers
2003
Work-related training
2003
Combining study and work
2001
Developments in contracted training: apprentices and trainees
2000
Educating and training Australia's workers
1999
Workplace training
1998
Academics
1997
School teachers
1997
From school to work
1996
Employee training
1995
Qualified tradespeople
1995

Educational attainment


Education differences between men and women
Are all schools uniform?
September 2012
September 2011
Year 12 attainment
March 2011
Student achievement in maths and science
June 2009
Adult literacy
2008
Education across Australia
2008
Qualification profile of Australians
2007
Education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people
2006
Multiple qualification holders
2005
School students' mathematics and science literacy
2005
Education and training: international comparisons
2002
Literacy and numeracy among school students
2002
Educational profile of Australians
1999
Gender differences in educational achievement
1998
Literacy skills
1998
Education and employment
1997
Early school leavers
1996
Migrants and education
1996
People with degrees
1994

Education and training expenditure


Paying for university education
2004
Expenditure on formal education
1998

Participation in education


International Students
December 2011
Education and Indigenous wellbeing
March 2011
Are young people learning or earning?
March 2010
Preschool attendance
December 2009
Adult learning
2008
International Students in Australia
2007
Boys' schooling
2006
Government and non-government schooling
2006
Attending preschool
2004
Regional differences in education and outcomes
2003
Education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
2002
Overseas students
2002
Time spent studying
2001
Trends in completing school
2001
Beyond compulsory schooling
2000
Disability and schooling
2000
Mature age people in education and training
2000
Destinations of school leavers
1999
Government and non-government schools
1997
Education of Indigenous people
1996
Home-based higher education
1995
Overseas students in higher education
1995
Education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
1994
Gender differences in higher education
1994
Time spent on education
1994



WORK


MOST RECENT WORK ARTICLES

Disability and Work
March 2012
50 Years of Labour Force: Now and then
December 2011
Long-term unemployment
September 2011
Community service workers
September 2011

Employment arrangements

Overemployment
June 2011
Work and health
June 2011
Australian workers: Education and workplace training
Older people and the labour market
The labour market during recent economic downturn
September 2010
September 2010
March 2010
Patterns in work
December 2009
Multiple job holders
September 2009
Work, life and family balance
September 2009
Casual employees
June 2009
Maternity leave arrangements
2007
Work-related injuries
2007
Casual employees
2005
Employment arrangements
2002
How pay is set
2002
Working from home
2002
Employment arrangements in the late 1990s
2000
Decline of the standard working week
1999
Small business
1997
Sick leave
1996
Home workers
1995
The working week
1995
Trends in part-time work
1994

Industrial relations


Industrial disputes
2008
Trade union members
2008
Trade union members
2000
Industrial disputes
1996
Trends in trade union membership
1994

Labour force projections


Projections of the labour force
1995

Not in the labour force


Retirement and retirement intentions
March 2009
Retirement and retirement intentions
2000
Early retirement among men
1994

Paid work


Disability and Work
March 2012
50 Years of Labour Force: Now and then
December 2011
Community service workers
September 2011
Overemployment
June 2011
Work and health
June 2011
Older people and the labour market
Are young people learning or earning?
September 2010
March 2010
Patterns in work
December 2009
Multiple job holders
September 2009
Labour force participation across Australia
2008
Labour force participation – an international comparison
2007
Labour force participation of migrants
2006
Trends in hours worked
2006
Trends in women's employment
2006
Labour force characteristics of people with a disability
2005
Nursing workers
2005
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the labour force
2004
Community service workers
2004
Mature age workers and the labour market
2004
Young people in employment
2004
Changes in labour force participation across generations
2003
Longer working hours
2003
Medical practitioners
2003
School teachers
2003
Changes experienced at work
2001
Changing employer or business
2001
Trends in employment population ratios
2001
Migrants in the labour force
1998
Public sector employment
1998
Trends in women's employment
1998
Changing industries, changing jobs
1997
Employment of people with a handicap
1997
School teachers
1997
Work and Indigenous people
1996
Youth employment
1996
Culture-leisure workers
1995

Underutilised labour


Long-term unemployment
September 2011
Underemployment
June 2010
Barriers to work
2008
Labour force transitions
2005
Geographic distribution of unemployment
2003
Multiple spells of looking for work
2003
Underutilised labour
2003
Searching for work
2002
Unemployment trends and patterns
2001
Long-term unemployment
2000
Retrenchment and redundancy
2000
Men and women wanting work
1999
Older jobseekers
1999
Young jobseekers
1998
Youth unemployment
1995
Long-term unemployment
1994

Unpaid work


Trends in household work
March 2009
Voluntary work
2008
Voluntary work
2002
Time spent on unpaid household work
2001
How couples share domestic work
1999
Voluntary work
1997
Unpaid household work
1994



ECONOMIC RESOURCES


MOST RECENT ECONOMIC RESOURCES ARTICLES

Life on 'Struggle Street': Australians in low economic resource households
March 2012
Components of Household Wealth
December 2011
Income support among people of working age
March 2010

Expenditure

Household debt
March 2009
Trends in household consumption
2007
Household expenditure patterns
2006
Household expenditure patterns by life cycle
2006
Community services sector
2003
Household debt in the 1990s
2002
Households in financial stress
2002
Expenditure in low-income households
2001
Expenditure on gambling
1999
Spending patterns and life cycle
1998
Household expenditure on recreation
1997
State differences in household expenditure
1996
Purchasing power
1995

Income distribution


Government benefits, taxes and income distribution
2008
Women's incomes
2008
Female/male earnings
2005
Household assets, liabilities and financial stress
2004
Household income
2004
Incomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
2004
Taxes and government benefits: the effect on household income
2003
The geography of income distribution
2003
Value of unpaid work
2001
Women's incomes
2001
Female/male earnings
2000
Interstate income inequality
2000
Trends in earnings distribution
2000
Economic resources of older Australians
1999
Income sharing and income distribution
1999
Lower income working families
1999
Income distribution and life cycle
1998
Poverty: different assumptions, different profiles
1998
Charity at home and overseas aid
1997
Trends in household disposable income
1997
Youth income
1997
Household income redistribution
1996
Income of Indigenous people
1996
Differences in men's and women's earnings
1995
Value of unpaid work
1995
Women's contribution to couple earnings
1995
Trends in earnings distribution
1994

Income
growth

Purchasing Power
2007

Income support


Income support among people of working age
March 2010
Trends in disability support
2002
Income support among people of workforce-age
2001
Income support for children
2000
Social security transfer payments
1994

Sources of income


Components of Household Wealth
December 2011
Trends in superannuation coverage
March 2009
Sources of personal income across Australia
2005
Employee superannuation
2002
Special employee benefits
1996
Superannuation: who will pay for the future?
1995
Retirement income
1994
Tertiary student income
1994

Taxation


How much tax do we pay?
1998

Wealth


Life on 'Struggle Street': Australians in low economic resource households
March 2012
Components of Household Wealth
December 2011
Low income low wealth households
2007
Components of household wealth
2006
Distribution of household wealth
2006



HOUSING


MOST RECENT HOUSING ARTICLES

Life after Homelessness
March 2012
Housing assistance for renters
September 2011
Moving house
December 2010
The city and the bush: Indigenous wellbeing across remoteness areas
September 2010

Housing arrangements

Life after Homelessness
March 2012
Moving house
December 2010
The city and the bush: Indigenous wellbeing across remoteness areas
September 2010
Home and away: the living arrangements of young people
June 2009
Renter households
2008
Housing for young adult households
2006
Housing for older Australians
2005
Home ownership
2004
Homelessness
2004
Home ownership across Australia
2003
Renter households
2002
Housing of recent immigrants
1998
Housing after separation
1996
Housing for older people
1996

Housing assistance


Housing assistance for renters
September 2011
Home care, hostels and nursing homes
1999
Government assistance for housing
1997
Public tenants
1994

Housing costs


Housing finance
2001
Housing costs
2000
Purchasing a home
1997
Low income private renters
1995
Housing affordability
1994

Housing and lifestyle


First home buyers
2008
High-rise living
2004
First home buyers
2003
Energy efficiency in the home
2002
Home renovation
2002
Household amenities
2001
Housing experience through life-cycle stages
2001
First home buyers
1999
Environment and the home
1997
Youth housing
1997

Housing stock


Housing and services in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2008
Larger dwellings, smaller households
2007
Wealth in homes of owner-occupier households
2007
Housing in Sydney - consolidation and spread
2006
Supply of housing
2005
Changes in Australian housing
2003
Housing condition and maintenance
2002
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing in non-remote areas
2001
Caravan park residents
2000
Home fire safety
2000
Housing in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2000
Inner city residential development
1999
Rental investors
1999
Smaller households, larger dwellings
1998
Wealth in the family home
1998
Home ownership
1996
Housing conditions of Indigenous people
1996
Investment in residential rental property
1995
Safe as houses?
1995
Trends in housing
1995
Caravan park residents
1994
Housing the population
1994



OTHER AREAS OF SOCIAL CONCERN


MOST RECENT OTHER AREAS OF SOCIAL CONCERN ARTICLES

Household energy use and costs
Our health risks - how does Australia compare?
September 2012
June 2012
Child's play: Children's participation in organised sport or dancing
June 2012
Sport and physical recreation
June 2011
Culture and the arts
June 2011
Online @ home
June 2011
Children of the digital revolution
June 2011

International Comparisons


Our health risks - how does Australia compare?
June 2012
International comparisons
December 2009

Crime and justice


Who's afraid? Feelings of safety
June 2010
Repeat imprisonment
March 2010
Interpersonal violence
2007
Women's experience of partner violence
2007
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: contact with the law
2005
Higher criminal court outcomes
2005
Women in prison
2004
Crime victimisation and feelings of safety
2003
Criminal justice system
1997
Murder and manslaughter
1997
Prisoners in Australia
1997
Reported crimes
1997
Victims of assault
1997
Violence against women
1997

Culture and leisure


Child's play: Children's participation in organised sport or dancing
June 2012
Sport and physical recreation
June 2011
Culture and the arts
June 2011
Holidaying abroad
Participation in sports and physical recreation
September 2010
2007
Social and sporting activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2005
Children's out of school activities
2003
How Australians use their free time
1999
Interests in the arts and cultural activities
1999
Sporting Australians
1999
A sporting nation
1995
Culture-leisure workers
1995
Household pets
1995
Leisure at home
1995
Music and performing arts
1995
Travel and tourism in Australia
1995

Environment


Household energy use and costs
Environmental awareness and action
September 2012
June 2010
Are households using renewable energy?
March 2009
Household waste
2007
Environmental impact of household energy use
2006
Household water use and conservation
2005
Environmental concerns and related activities
2004
Household energy use
1998
Household waste management
1998
People and the environment
1998
People's concerns about environmental problems
1998
Transport choices and the environment
1998

Religion


Religious affiliation and activity
2004
Geographic distribution of religions
1994
Religion and education
1994
Religion and marriage
1994
Religious activity
1994
Trends in religious affiliation
1994

Transport and communication


Online @ home
June 2011
Children of the digital revolution
June 2011
Internet access at home
2008
Public transport use for work and study
2008
Overseas travel and recent world events
2004
Household use of computers and the Internet
2003
Information technology in the home
1999
Car use
1996
Motor vehicle traffic accidents
1996
Public transport use
1996
Registered cars
1996



ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES


MOST RECENT INDIGENOUS ARTICLES

Education and Indigenous wellbeing
March 2011
The city and the bush: Indigenous wellbeing across remoteness areas
September 2010

Population

Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2006
Social circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2005
Social conditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
2000
Indigenous languages
1999
Growth and distribution of Indigenous people
1998
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fertility
1994
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
1994

Family and community


Services in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2003

Health


Selected chronic conditions among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2007
Disability among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2006
Mortality of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2002
Health risk factors of Indigenous people
1996
The health of Indigenous people
1996

Education and training


Education and Indigenous wellbeing
March 2011
Education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people
2006
Education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
2002
The education of Indigenous people
1996
Education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
1994

Work


Work and Indigenous people
1996
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the labour force
2004

Economic resources


Income of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
2004
Income of Indigenous people
1996

Housing


The city and the bush: Indigenous wellbeing across remoteness areas
September 2010
Housing and services in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2008
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing in non-remote areas
2001
Housing in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2000
Housing conditions of Indigenous people
1996

Other areas of social concern


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: contact with the law
2005
Social and sporting activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2005

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