4704.0 - The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, Oct 2010  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/12/2012  Final
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05/04/2013 Note: 2002 and 2008 NATSISS alcohol data by risk level have been revised. For more information, see the Information Paper (Catalogue No. 4714.0.55.005).

The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Executive Summary (Updated 19/12/2012)

Includes: Key findings for this release

Demographic, social and economic characteristics (Updated 19/12/2012)

Key messages; Demographic characteristics including where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people live, fertility and births and life expectancy; Social and economic characteristics; Family and community characteristics; Torres Strait Islander people.
Education (Updated 22/05/2012)

Key messages; School retention; Educational attainment; Education and employment; Links between education and health; Education: Torres Strait Islander people.
Social and emotional wellbeing (Updated 29/10/2010)

: Key messages; Positive wellbeing; Psychological distress; Life stressors experienced by adults and children; Discrimination; Bullying at school; Removal from natural family; Social and emotional wellbeing: Torres Strait Islander people.

Disability (Updated 17/02/2011)

Key messages; Measuring disability; Prevalence of disability; Disability and other health and socioeconomic characteristics; Disability and social inclusion; Disability: Torres Strait Islander people.

Previous topics (2008): Comparison of 2006 Census and 2002 NATSISS disability measures; Need for assistance; Need for assistance by socioeconomic indicators; Carers
Mothers' and children's health (Updated 19/12/2012)

Key messages; Pregnancy and maternal health; Child nutrition and breastfeeding; Child exercise; Children's sleep habits; Children and passive smoking; Children's health; Mother's and children's health: Torres Strait Islander people.
Adult health (Updated 28/05/2010)

: Key messages; Self-assessed health; Psychological distress; Health risk factors and socioeconomic status; Smoking; Alcohol consumption; Illicit substance use; Adult health: Torres Strait Islander people.

Previous topics (2008):
Long term health conditions; Overweight /obesity; Poor nutrition; Physical inactivity; Multiple risk factors

Mortality (Updated 19/12/2011)

Includes: Key messages; Understanding the data quality issues; Overview of 2006-2010 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander deaths; Age structure and age at death; Infant and child mortality.

Previous topics (2008): Deaths 2001-2005; Years of life lost; Cause of death; Trends in Mortality
Housing circumstances (Updated 29/10/2010)

Key messages; Housing tenure; Household types and sizes discussion in Family and community characteristics; Housing and health including Overcrowding and Housing conditions; Housing: Torres Strait Islander people.

Previous topics (2008): Housing assistance; Housing costs; Housing and health; Homelessness
Access to health and community services (Updated 29/10/2010)

Includes: Key messages; Access to community facilities and services; Child care; Access to health services; Barriers to accessing services; Access to services: Torres Strait Islander people.

A comprehensive series of articles produced in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (cat. no. IHW 42).