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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 4A.9.20 Table 4A.9.20 Unit Has a disability (d) No disability (e) Has a disability (d) No disability (e) Estimate Lowest quintile no. 63 949 59 694 70 625 69 680 Second quintile no. 38 612 42 228 38 718 45 957 Third quintile no. 25 231 36 770 17 018 30 965 Fourth quintile no. 16 735 27 483 16 181 22 651 Highest quintile no. 5 856 13 776 4 928 11 968 Proportion Lowest quintile % 42.5 33.1 38.4 31.0 Second quintile % 25.7 23.4 21.1 20.4 Third quintile % 16.8 20.4 9.3 13.8 Fourth quintile % 11.1 15.2 8.8 10.1 Highest quintile % 3.9 7.6 2.7 5.3 Relative standard error Lowest quintile % 4.3 5.1 4.4 4.9 Second quintile % 6.6 6.1 6.9 6.1 Third quintile % 7.6 7.8 8.4 6.9 Fourth quintile % 11.0 9.7 10.0 9.0 Highest quintile % 15.1 11.3 15.8 12.8 95 per cent confidence intervals Lowest quintile % 3.6 3.3 3.3 2.9 Second quintile % 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.4 Third quintile % 2.5 3.1 1.5 1.9 Fourth quintile % 2.4 2.9 1.7 1.8 Highest quintile % 1.2 1.7 0.8 1.3 (a) (b) Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted by the ABS to avoid the release of confidential data. Discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals. Disability status by equivalised gross household income, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (aged 15 years and over) 2012-13, 2014-15 (a) Equivalised household income quintile boundaries for the total population were derived from the 2014 15 National Health Survey and adjusted for Consumer Price Index (CPI) increases between the 2014 15 enumeration period of the National Health Survey and the 2014-15 enumeration period of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey. These are lowest quintile $0-$435 per week; second quintile $436-$675 per week; third quintile $676$1 018 per week; fourth quintile $1 019$1 550 per week; highest quintile $1 551 or more per week. Proportions have been calculated from denominator that excludes income not stated and not known. 2012-13 (c)2014-15 (b) OVERCOMING INDIGENOUS DISADVANTAGE 2016 ATTACHMENT TABLES PAGE 1 of TABLE 4A.9.20


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