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POPULATIONWORK
FAMILY AND COMMUNITYECONOMIC RESOURCES
HEALTHHOUSING
EDUCATION AND TRAININGOTHER AREAS OF SOCIAL CONCERN
ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES

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POPULATION


Population characteristics


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



Population composition


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



Population distribution


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



Population growth


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



Population projections


Fertility futures
2002
Future living arrangements
2005
Our ageing population
1999
Population Projections for the 21st century
2001
Projections of the aged population
1994
Projections of the working age population
1995
Scenarios for Australia’s ageing population
2004




FAMILY AND COMMUNITY

Community functioning


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



Family formation

Adoptions
1998
Age at first marriage
1997
Cultural diversity within marriages
2000
Family planning
1998
Lifetime Marriage and Divorce Trends
2007
Older mothers
2001
Remarriage trends of divorced people
1999
Trends in childlessness
2002
Trends in de facto partnering
1995
Trends in fertility
1996
Trends in marriage and divorce
1995

Family functioning

Balancing family and work
2003
Families and work
1997
Family support
Families with a young child with a disability
1995
2008
Families with no employed parent
2004
Fathers' work and family balance
2006
Grandparents raising their grandchildren
2005
Informal child care provided by grandparents
2005
Looking after the children
1999
Children with parents with a disability
2000
Spending time alone
1999
War veterans and their carers
1996



Services and assistance


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



Living arrangements


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




HEALTH

Health expenditure



Private health insurance: who has it?
1994
Private health insurance
2001



Health related actions


Cancer screening
Complementary therapies
2000
2008
Food and energy intake
1998
How women care for their health
2004
Organ donation
2002
Use of medication
1998



Health services


Distribution of general practitioners
1994
Medical practitioners
2003
Medicare: the first ten years
1996
Private hospitals
2001



Health status


Disability among adults
2001
Disability among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2006
Health and socio-economic disadvantage of area
1999
Health experiences of men and women
1998
Health of older people
1999
Health of the population
1997
The health of Indigenous people
1996
Mental health
1999
Life expectancy trends
1995
Older people in cared accommodation
2006
Older people with disabilities
1995
Older people with disabilities
People with a need for assistance
2005
2008
Protecting the health of our children
1997



Mortality and morbidity


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



Health risk factors


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




EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Education and work


Academics
1997
Combining study and work
2001
Developments in contracted training: apprentices and trainees
2000
Educating and training Australia's workers
1999
Employee training
1995
From school to work
1996
Higher education graduates in the labour market
2004
Pathways from school to work
2003
Qualified tradespeople
1995
School teachers
1997
School teachers
2003
Training for a Trade
2007
Young people at risk in the transition from education to work
2005
Workplace training
1998
Work-related training
2003



Educational attainment


Early school leavers
1996
Education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people
2006
Education across Australia
2008
Gender differences in educational achievement
1998
Education and employment
1997
Education and training: international comparisons
2002
Educational profile of Australians
1999
Literacy and numeracy among school students
2002
Literacy skills
1998
Migrants and education
1996
Multiple qualification holders
2005
People with degrees
1994
Qualification profile of Australians
2007
School students' mathematics and science literacy
Adult literacy
2005
2008



Education and training expenditure


Expenditure on formal education
1998
Paying for university education
2004



Participation in education


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




WORK

Employment arrangements


Casual employees
2005
Decline of the standard working week
1999
Employment arrangements
2002
Employment arrangements in the late 1990s
2000
Home workers
1995
How pay is set
2002
Maternity leave arrangements
2007
Sick leave
1996
Small business
1997
The working week
1995
Trends in part-time work
1994
Working from home
2002
Work-related injuries
2007





Industrial relations


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



Labour force projections


Projections of the labour force
1995



Not in the labour force


Early retirement among men
1994
Retirement and retirement intentions
2000



Paid work


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the labour force
2004
Changes experienced at work
2001
Changes in labour force participation across generations
2003
Changing employer or business
2001
Changing industries, changing jobs
1997
Community service workers
2004
Culture-leisure workers
1995
Employment of people with a handicap
1997
Labour force characteristics of people with a disability
Labour force participation across Australia
2005
2008
Labour force participation – an international comparison
2007
Labour force participation of migrants
2006
Longer working hours
2003
Mature age workers and the labour market
2004
Medical practitioners
2003
Migrants in the labour force
1998
Nursing workers
2005
Public sector employment
1998
School teachers
1997
School teachers
2003
Trends in employment population ratios
2001
Trends in hours worked
2006
Trends in women's employment
1998
Trends in women's employment
2006
Work and Indigenous people
1996
Young people in employment
2004
Youth employment
1996



Underutilised labour


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



Unpaid work


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




ECONOMIC RESOURCES


Expenditure


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



Income distribution


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



Income growth
Purchasing Power
2007
Income support
Income support for children
2000
Income support among people of workforce-age
2001
Social security transfer payments
1994
Trends in disability support
2002



Sources of income


Employee superannuation
2002
Tertiary student income
1994
Retirement income
1994
Sources of personal income across Australia
2005
Special employee benefits
1996
Superannuation: who will pay for the future?
1995



Taxation



How much tax do we pay?
1998



Wealth


Components of household wealth
2006
Distribution of household wealth
2006
Low income low wealth households
2007



HOUSING

Housing arrangements


Homelessness
2004
Home ownership
2004
Home ownership across Australia
2003
Housing after separation
1996
Housing of recent immigrants
1998
Housing for older Australians
2005
Housing for young adult households
2006
Housing for older people
1996
Renter households
Renter housholds
2002
2008



Housing assistance


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



Housing costs


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



Housing and lifestyle


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



Housing stock


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


OTHER AREAS OF SOCIAL CONCERN

Crime and justice


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




Culture and leisure


A sporting nation
1995
Children's out of school activities
2003
Culture-leisure workers
1995
Household pets
1995
How Australians use their free time
1999
Interests in the arts and cultural activities
1999
Leisure at home
1995
Music and performing arts
1995
Participation in sports and physical recreation
2007
Social and sporting activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
2005
Sporting Australians
1999
Travel and tourism in Australia
1995



Environment


Environmental concerns and related activities
2004
Environmental impact of household energy use
2006
Household energy use
1998
Household waste
2007
Household waste management
1998
Household water use and conservation
2005
People and the environment
1998
People's concerns about environmental problems
1998
Transport choices and the environment
1998




Religion


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



Transport and communication


Car use
1996
Household use of computers and the Internet
2003
Information technology in the home
1999
Motor vehicle traffic accidents
1996
Overseas travel and recent world events
2004
Public transport use
1996
Registered cars
1996

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLES

Population

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



Family and community

Services in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2003
Health

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

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

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

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





Housing

Housing conditions of Indigenous people
1996
Housing in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2000
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander housing in non-remote areas
2001
Housing and services in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
2008
Other areas of social concern

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

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