4125.0 - Gender Indicators, Australia, August 2014  
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RECOGNITION OF OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AND SERVICE

This section on Recognition of Outstanding Achievement and Service includes the Key and Related series for the following Indicator:

Order of Australia awards



ORDER OF AUSTRALIA AWARDS


Key series

RECIPIENTS OF THE COMPANION OR OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA (AC/ AO) (GENERAL DIVISION)

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Males
68.9
66.7
77.5
83.3
81.1
80.7
73.0
77.3
68.6
71.1
Females
31.1
33.3
22.5
16.7
18.9
19.3
27.0
22.7
31.4
28.9

no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Males
62
56
55
55
43
46
27
68
48
81
Females
28
28
16
11
10
11
10
20
22
33

Source: Unpublished data, Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat, Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General.


Related series

TOTAL NOMINATIONS CONSIDERED FOR THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA (GENERAL DIVISION) (a)

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Males
71.1
68.7
72.8
72.2
70.9
72.1
69.3
72.7
71.9
70.5
Females
28.9
31.3
27.2
27.8
29.1
27.9
30.7
27.3
28.1
29.5

no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Males
1,381
1,519
1,473
1,217
1,281
1,115
1,029
1,220
1,268
1,268
Females
562
693
551
469
527
432
455
459
495
530

(a) Nominations considered by the Council for the Order of Australia.

Source: Unpublished data, Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat, Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General.

RECIPIENTS OF THE COMPANION OR OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA (AC/ AO) (MILITARY DIVISION)

2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Males
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
Females
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0

no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Males
4
5
5
5
3
6
4
6
5
6
Females
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Source: Unpublished data, Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat, Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor-General.

For a historical commentary on this indicator, refer to the January 2013 release.

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