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Overcoming indigenous disadvantage - key indicators

Details:

Title

Overcoming indigenous disadvantage - key indicators

Creator

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT

Date

2003-11

Description

The OID report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have been actively involved in the development and production of the report. Section 1.1 describes the origins of the report, and section 1.2 describes its key objectives. Section 1.3 provides contextual information on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population. Section 1.4 includes a brief historical narrative to help put the information in the report into context. Section 1.5 summarises some recent developments in government policy that have influenced the report and section 1.6 provides further information on the Steering Committee and the OID Working Group that advises it.

Notes

"These reports generally uses the term ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ to describe Australia’s first peoples and ‘non-Indigenous Australians’ to refer to Australians of other backgrounds, except where quoting other sources." Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this publication may contain images of deceased people.

Table of contents

Preliminaries -- Overview chapter -- Introduction -- The framework -- Key themes and interpretation -- COAG targets and headline indicators -- Governance, leadership and culture -- Early child development -- Education and training -- Healthy lives -- Economic participation -- Home environment -- Safe and supportive communities -- Outcomes for Torres Strait Islander people -- Measuring factors that improve outcomes -- Appendices.

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal Australians -- Ecoomic conditions; Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions; Public welfare administration -- Australia; Aboriginal Australians -- Services for; Closing the Gap of Indigenous Disadvantage (Australia)

Publisher name

Australia. Productivity Commission for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

Place of publication

Canberra (A.C.T.)

Format

5 volumes (various pagings) : charts, colour map ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781740375917 (Print); 9781740375900 (PDF)

ISSN

1448-9805 (Print); 2206-9704 (Online)

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Australia. Productivity Commission for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/267090

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445158

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445153; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445154; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445156; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/445151

Page content

TABLE 6A.1.34 Table 6A.1.34 NSW Qld WA (d) SA Tas ACT NT Total (e) No. antenatal visits 5 or more 2 859 3 187 512 522 243 62 1 090 8 475 24 302 439 151 74 25 21 160 1 172 1 82 37 31 13 4 6 38 180 3 243 3 663 694 609 272 89 1 288 9 827 3 246 3 726 703 624 274 89 1 305 9 936 No. antenatal visits 5 or more 88.1 85.5 72.8 83.7 88.7 69.7 83.5 85.3 24 9.3 11.8 21.5 11.9 9.1 23.6 12.3 11.8 1 2.5 1.0 4.4 2.1 np 6.7 2.9 1.8 99.9 98.3 98.7 97.6 99.3 100.0 98.7 98.9 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) Source : Total (at least one) includes specified number of visits and does not include women with an unknown number of antenatal visits. AIHW National Perinatal Data Collection, cited in SCRGSP (2014) NIRA performance information 2013-14, PC, Canberra. Total women who gave birth at 32 weeks or more gestation Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who gave birth at 32 week or more gestation to a live birth or stillbirth. Excludes mothers whose Indigenous status was not stated and mothers whose number of antenatal visits were not stated. Antenatal visits relates to care provided by skilled birth attendants for reasons related to pregnancy. Number of antenatal visits is part of the Perinatal NMDS from July 2012. Data are not available for Victoria. Data are by place of usual residence of the mother. Women who reside in Vic and gave birth in another state or territory are not reported due to small numbers. Proportions based on fewer than 5 events are not published. WA supplied data on the number of antenatal visits for births from July 2012. Total includes NSW, Queensland, WA, SA, Tasmania, ACT and NT. These data are not generalisable to Australia. Total (at least one) (f) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who gave birth at 32 weeks or more gestation, antenatal visits (number and crude rates), NSW, Queensland, WA, SA, Tasmania, ACT, NT, 2012 (a), (b), (c) Number Total (at least one) (f) Total women who gave birth at 32 weeks or more gestation Percentage OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 1 of TABLE 6A.1.34


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