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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 8A.5.2 Table 8A.5.2 Unit NSW Vic Qld WA SA Tas ACT NT Aust Number of people aged 18 years and over who are overweight or obese '000 na na na na na na na na na '000 na na na na na na na na na Number of people aged 18 years and over '000 na na na na na na na na na '000 na na na na na na na na na Proportion of people aged 18 years and over who are overweight or obese % 76.4 71.0 72.4 73.7 71.9 69.2 72.8 61.5 72.4 % 61.0 61.1 64.5 65.3 65.5 63.8 62.5 62.1 62.6 Relative standard error for proportion % 2.1 4.0 2.1 2.5 3.3 3.6 5.9 4.6 1.0 % 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.5 1.4 1.6 2.4 2.4 0.8 95 per cent confidence intervals for proportion 3.1 5.5 3.0 3.6 4.7 4.9 8.4 5.6 1.5 1.8 1.9 1.8 2.0 1.7 2.0 2.9 2.9 1.0 no. 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.0 1.2 no. 15.4 9.9 7.9 8.4 6.4 5.4 10.3 - 0.6 9.8 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) Source : ABS (unpublished) Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey 2012-13 (2012-13 Core component); ABS (unpublished) Australian Health Survey 2011-13 (2011-12 Core component). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Non-Indigenous Rate ratio (d) Rate difference (e) Percentage rates are age standardised to the 2001 population. Population excludes persons for whom BMI could not be calculated. na Not available. Non-Indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Non-Indigenous Rate ratio is the rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people overweight or obese divided by the rate of non-Indigenous overweight or obese. Rate difference is the rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people overweight or obese less the rate of non-Indigenous overweight or obese. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Non-Indigenous 2012-13 data are based on measured BMI and are not comparable to 2004-05 data which are based on self-reported BMI. Overweight or obese people aged 18 years and over, by State and Territory, 2011-13 (age standardised rates) (measured BMI) (a), (b), (c) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Non-Indigenous Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 1 of TABLE 8A.5.2


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