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1370.0 - Measures of Australia's Progress, 2013  
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Measures of Australia's Progress

Further info for community connections and diversity

Need some more info on the community connections and diversity theme? Hopefully this page can point you in the right direction
This page contains the following further information for community connections and diversity:
GLOSSARY


Aboriginal people

People who identify or are identified as being of Aboriginal origin. May also include people identified as being of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin.

See also 'Torres Strait Islander people'.

Australian citizenship

Australian citizenship is a person's status in relation to Australia and carries certain responsibilities and privileges. The Australian Citizenship ACT 1948 determines who holds Australian Citizenship. A person may acquire Australian Citizenship in a number of ways, for example, by birth, adoption, descent, resumption or grant of Australian citizenship (naturalisation).

Clan, tribal group or language group

A group of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who share a common language and/or clan or tribal membership.

Non-remote

Geographical areas within the 'Major cities of Australia', 'Inner regional Australia' and 'Outer regional Australia' categories of the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) Remoteness Structure.

Overseas-born

The census classification for overseas-born people is, if:

    • they were born in a country other than Australia;
    • they were born at sea; or
    • their response was classified 'Inadequately described'; or
    • their response was classified 'Not elsewhere classified'.

Remote area

Geographical areas within 'Remote Australia' and 'Very remote Australia' categories of the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) Remoteness Structure and here Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 5 - Remoteness Structure, July 2011.

Torres Strait Islander people

People who identify or are identified as being of Torres Strait Islander origin. May also include people identified as being of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin.

See also 'Aboriginal people'.

Year of arrival in Australia

The year of arrival in Australia is the year an overseas born person first arrived in Australia from another country, with the intention of staying in Australia for one year or more.
REFERENCES

Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), 2010, Changes to the citizenship residence requirement on 1 July 2010 <http://www.citizenship.gov.au/>

Click on the links below to be taken to a summary of the graphs from the corresponding tab within the Community connections and diversity theme:

Overall progress?
Community relationships
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
Shared identity



OVERALL PROGRESS?
People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed(a)
Headline progress indicator
...by sex
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed
Footnote:
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed, by sex
Footnote:
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)
...by age
...by state and territory
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed, by age
Footnote:
^ Estimates for 75-84 year age group in 2006 and 85 years and over age groups have relative standard errors of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution.
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed, by state and territory
Footnote:
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)

COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIPS
People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed(a)
Progress indicator
...by sex
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed
Footnote:
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed, by sex
Footnote:
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)
...by age
...by state and territory
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed, by age
Footnote:
^ Estimates for 75-84 year age group in 2006 and 85 years and over age groups have relative standard errors of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution.
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)
Image: Graph - People who have had no involvement in social and community groups in the 12 months prior to being interviewed, by state and territory
Footnote:
(a) Persons aged 18 years and over.
Source:
ABS General Social Survey: Summary Results, Australia 2006 & 2010 (cat. no. 4159.0)

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER CULTURES
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who identify with a clan, tribal clan, language group, mission or regional group(a)
Progress indicator
...by sex
Image: Graph - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who identify with a clan, tribal clan, language group, mission or regional group
Footnote:
(a) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People aged 15 years and over, living in private dwellings.
Source:
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey, 1994 (cat no 4190.0)
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002 and 2008 (cat. no. 4714.0)
Image: Graph - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who identify with a clan, tribal clan, language group, mission or regional group, by sex
Footnote:
(a) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People aged 15 years and over, living in private dwellings.
Source:
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey, 1994 (cat no 4190.0)
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002 and 2008 (cat. no. 4714.0)
...by age
...by remoteness area
Image: Graph - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who identify with a clan, tribal clan, language group, mission or regional group, by age
Footnote:
(a) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People aged 15 years and over, living in private dwellings.
Source:
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey, 1994 (cat no 4190.0)
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002 and 2008 (cat. no. 4714.0)
Image: Graph - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who identify with a clan, tribal clan, language group, mission or regional group, be remoteness area
Footnote:
(a) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People aged 15 years and over, living in private dwellings.
Source:
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey, 1994 (cat no 4190.0)
ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002 and 2008 (cat. no. 4714.0)

SHARED IDENTITY
Overseas-born Australian residents (who have lived here for five years or more) who are Australian citizens
Progress indicator
...by sex
Image: Graph - Overseas-born Australian residents (who have lived here for five years or more) who are Australian citizens
Source:
Data available on request, ABS Censuses of Population and Housing
Image: Graph - Overseas-born Australian residents (who have lived here for five years or more) who are Australian citizens, by sex
Source:
Data available on request, ABS Censuses of Population and Housing

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