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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, Jun 2010  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/06/2010   
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LATEST articles - June 2010


Population growth
Population growth
Australia's recent high population growth has been driven by migration. Despite the rise in fertility over recent years, nearly two-thirds of the increase has come from overseas migrants.
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Environmental awareness and action
Environmental awareness and action
While older people are least likely to be concerned about climate change, younger people are the least likely to recycle or reduce their personal electricity use.
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Men's health
Men's health
Life expectancy for Australian males has increased in recent years, but remains more than four years lower than that for women.
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Who's afraid?
Who's afraid? Feelings of safety
Around a quarter of people felt unsafe when alone in certain situations, such as using public transport at night, or walking after dark.
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Child care
Child care
The proportion of children who attend formal care has increased over the last decade as more mothers join the workforce.
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Underemployment
Underemployment
Underemployment has declined from its peak during the recent economic downturn, but there are still many more underemployed than unemployed people.
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Indicators show a range of statistics covering different social areas both at a national and state and territory level.
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Includes statistics on communication, transport, environment, crime, religion, culture and leisure.



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A related publication is Measures of Australia's Progress, which asks 'Is life in Australia getting better?'

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