4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 2005
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/07/2005
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AUSTRALIAN SOCIAL TRENDS 2005: SUMMARY OF ARTICLES
Future living arrangements - uses population projections to discuss future living arrangements.
Social circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - examines changes since 1994 in areas such as health and disability, education, work, income and housing
People in their 20s: then and now - compares the characteristics and experiences of people in their 20s in 1976 and 2001.
Recent fertility trends - looks at Australian fertility trends over the ten years 1993-2003.
Carers - looks at caring over the lifecycle, characteristics of primary carers and support for carers.
Grandparents raising their grandchildren - compares families where grandparents are the sole carers of their grandchildren with other families.
Informal care provided by grandparents - examines the amount and patterns of use of child care provided by grandparents.
Social and sporting activities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples -looks at Indigenous peoples' participation in selected social interaction activities.
Colorectal cancer - presents information on incidence, mortality, survival and risk factors for colorectal cancer.
Older people with disabilities - explores the prevalence of disability among older people, their living arrangements and need for assistance.
Children's accidents and injuries - looks at recent injuries sustained by children as well as deaths as a result of injury in children.
Young people at risk in the transition from education to work - explores extent of engagement of young people in education and work.
Multiple qualification holders - examines the characteristics of Australians with more than one non-school qualification and the qualifications they hold.
School students' mathematics and science literacy - explores the mathematical and scientific literacy of Australian students, including a comparison with other OECD countries.
Labour force transitions - focuses on month to month transitions in labour force status and examines differences between young, prime working and mature age people.
Nursing workers - looks at the characteristics of nursing workers and changes over time.
Casual employees - presents the age, sex, industry, occupation, earnings and other characteristics of casual employees.
Labour force characteristics of people with a disability - explores characteristics such as labour force participation, employment arrangements and unemployment.
Sources of personal income across Australia - presents a case study of four local government areas selected for their different changes in income patterns and population over a 5 year period.
Female/male earnings - examines trends in and influences on the gender wage gap.
Supply of housing - explores changes in housing supply, particularly the location and type of new residential construction.
Housing for older Australians - looks at the household and housing characteristics of older Australian households.
Higher criminal court outcomes - focuses on the characteristics of defendants in the Higher criminal courts.
Household water use and conservation - summarises water use and conservation by households.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: contact with the law - examines contact with law enforcement authorities as well as family and personal violence.
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