Immigration Detention in Australia: A quick guide to the statistics – Parlinfo

Extract from an article by Janet Phillips,  Social Policy This guide provides current statistics on immigration detainees in Australia (onshore) since 1989-90. It updates the appendices of a more detailed Parliamentary Library research paper, Immigration detention in Australia (2013). The research paper includes an overview of the historical and political context surrounding mandatory immigration detention … [Read More] Immigration Detention in Australia: A quick guide to the statistics – Parlinfo

Most Little Learners in Preschool 15+ Hours a Week – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Media release: Almost 9 out of 10 four year olds and 2 in 10 five year olds were enrolled in a preschool program in 2016, according to a report published today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ABS spokesperson Michelle Marquardt reported that across the nation in 2016, there were 344,676 children aged four … [Read More] Most Little Learners in Preschool 15+ Hours a Week – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australia’s Humanitarian Program: A quick guide to the statistics since 1947-January 2017 update – Parliamentary Library (Australia)

Extract from an article by Janet Phillips, Social Policy Section Australia has a long history of accepting refugees and other humanitarian entrants from all parts of the globe, including those in need of assistance during and immediately after World War II. Since 1945, when the first federal immigration portfolio was established to administer Australia’s post-war migration program, … [Read More] Australia’s Humanitarian Program: A quick guide to the statistics since 1947-January 2017 update – Parliamentary Library (Australia)

Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, October 2016 – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Extract 1 This release contains statistics on the travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from, Australia. 2 Its main focus is to provide information and analysis of short-term movements (i.e. less than one year), in particular short-term visitor arrivals (STVA) and short-term resident departures (STRD). Statistics on overseas arrivals and departures relate to … [Read More] Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, October 2016 – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Labour Force, Australia, September 2016: Shift to part-time employment continues – Australian Bureau of Statistics

MEDIA RELEASE 20 October 2016 Monthly trend employment in Australia increased slightly in September 2016, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. In September 2016, trend employment increased by 3,900 persons to 11,959,500 persons – a monthly growth rate of 0.03 per cent. This is down from the monthly employment growth … [Read More] Labour Force, Australia, September 2016: Shift to part-time employment continues – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia – Australian Bureau of Statistics

The 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) is the most recent in a series of comprehensive national surveys conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, following similar surveys in 1981, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2009 and 2012. The survey was designed to: measure the prevalence of disability in Australia measure the need for … [Read More] Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015 – ABS

Extract The 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) is the most recent in a series of comprehensive national surveys conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, following similar surveys in 1981, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2009 and 2012. The survey was designed to: measure the prevalence of disability in Australia measure the need … [Read More] Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015 – ABS

The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics [HILDA] in Australia Survey: Selected Findings from Waves 1 to 14 (2016) – MIAESR

This report presents brief statistical analyses of the first 12 waves of the study, which were conducted between 2001 and 2012. It examines nine topics: family life; economic wellbeing; labour market outcomes; health and subjective wellbeing; cognitive activity and cognitive ability; education and labour market outcomes; family background and economic wellbeing; expenditure on food; and … [Read More] The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics [HILDA] in Australia Survey: Selected Findings from Waves 1 to 14 (2016) – MIAESR

Refugee Needs and Trends: A statistical snapshot – Refugee Council of Australia

Extract Global refugee numbers: The number of people forcibly displaced as a result of persecution, conflict, generalised violence and human rights violations as at 31 December 2015 was estimated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) at 65.3 million. This is 5.8 million more than the previous year. Of that number, 40.8 million … [Read More] Refugee Needs and Trends: A statistical snapshot – Refugee Council of Australia

Preschool Education, Australia, 2015 – Australian Bureau of Statistics

ABOUT THIS RELEASE Microdata: Preschool Education, Australia, 2015 (cat. no. 4240.0.55.003) is a release of detailed preschool education data in TableBuilder and the DataLab. The statistics on children include information about enrolment, attendance, hours of engagement and fees within various Preschool provider settings and types. Geographic and demographic information is available for children and their … [Read More] Preschool Education, Australia, 2015 – Australian Bureau of Statistics

Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia, July 2014 to June 2015 – ABS

Summary – Extract This publication presents information about the retirement status and retirement intentions of persons aged 45 years and over who have, at some time, worked for two weeks or more. The data collected in the Retirement and Retirement Intentions survey provides information on retirement trends, the factors which influence decisions to retire, and … [Read More] Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia, July 2014 to June 2015 – ABS

Preschool, long day care give early learners head start – ABS

Four-year-olds made up 82 per cent of Australia’s 325,273 children aged four or five enrolled in a preschool program in 2015, while 18 per cent were aged five according to a report published today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). “These enrolments were almost equally split between preschools and long day care centres,” said … [Read More] Preschool, long day care give early learners head start – ABS

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