Australian Bureau of Statistics
4123.5 - Western Australia's Young People, 1996
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/10/1998
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New picture of young people in Western Australia
A new publication released today uses 1996 Census data to provide a unique insight into 12 to 25 year-olds in Western Australia.
The publication released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the West Australian Office of Youth Affairs, on behalf of the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme, was launched by the Minister for Youth, the Hon Mike Board MLA.
It examines young people in terms of their distribution around the State, their cultural diversity, living arrangements, education status and working life. Additionally, it compares Western Australia's young people with the rest of the nation, and provides summary data on young people for all local government areas in the State.
The National Youth Affairs Research Scheme is a cooperative arrangement between the Commonwealth and State and Territory Governments to facilitate research into issues affecting young people.
Among the publication's key findings are that:
Details are in Western Australia's Young People, 1996 (cat. no. 4123.5) available in ABS bookshops in all capital cities. Main features of this publication are available on this site.
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