Latest releases

The indicators updated in the latest releases of the Social Health Atlases of Australia are detailed below by release date. To view, refer to the Maps, Data or Graphs section of the website - or view the Indicators and notes on the data for further information.

Data release: 18 August 2017 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area, Primary Health Network and Statistical Areas Level 2

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LGA, PHN and SA2 supplementary data release - version 2

This data release for LGA, PHN and SA2 includes updates for the current (18 August) release of indicators.

The indicators for this PHA data release are as follows:

Age distribution

  • Male population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2016 Usual Resident Population (URP)
  • Female population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Male population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Female population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Total population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2016 URP

Aboriginal population

  • Male Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 Usual Resident Population (URP)
  • Female Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 URP
  • Total Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 URP

Indigenous status

  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population, 2016 Usual Resident Population (URP)
  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 URP

Birthplace and non-English speaking residents

  • Australian born population
  • People born (overseas) in predominantly English speaking countries, 2016
  • People born in predominantly non-English speaking (NES) countries, 2016
  • People born in NES countries resident in Australia for five years or more, 2016
  • People born in NES countries resident in Australia for less than five years, 2016
  • People born overseas who speak English 'not well', or 'not at all', 2016

Non-English speaking countries of birth

  • Top ten birthplaces of people from non-English speaking countries, based on Australian totals, 2016

Education

  • Early school leavers: People who left school at Year 10 or below, or did not go to school, 2016

Families

  • Single parent families with children aged less than 15 years, 2016

Housing/Transport

  • Housing authority dwellings being rented: Dwellings rented from the government housing authority, 2016
  • Housing suitability: Families requiring extra bedrooms, 2016
  • No motor vehicle: Private dwellings with no motor vehicle, 2016

Internet access at home

  • Internet accessed from dwelling: Private dwellings where the internet was accessed from the dwelling, 2016
  • Internet not accessed from dwelling: Private dwellings where the internet was not accessed from the dwelling, 2016

Child care: unpaid

  • Child care to own child/children (unpaid): Unpaid child care provided by people aged 15 years and over to their own child/children, 2016
  • Child care to other child/children (unpaid): Unpaid child care provided by people aged 15 years and over to other child/children, 2016
  • Total (unpaid) child care: Total (unpaid) child care provided by people aged 15 years and over: includes unpaid care for both own and other child/children combined (not shown separately), 2016

Community strengths

  • Voluntary work for an organisation or group: People aged 15 years and over who participated in voluntary work for an organisation or group, 2016

Disability - Unpaid assistance

  • Assistance to persons with a disability (unpaid): Unpaid assistance provided by people aged 15 years and over to persons with a disability, 2016

Data release: 18 August 2017 - By Indigenous Area

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Health Atlases of Australia

Aboriginal age distribution

  • Aboriginal males - 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, Usual Resident Population, 2016
  • Aboriginal females - 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, Usual Resident Population, 2016
  • Aboriginal persons - 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, Usual Resident Population, 2016

Indigenous Status

  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total Usual Resident Population, 2016

Indigenous Status by 5 year age groups

  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total Usual Resident Population by 5 year age groups: 0 to 65+ years, 2016

Education

  • Aboriginal participation in full-time secondary school education at age 16, 2016

Families

  • Aboriginal single parent families with children aged less than 15 years, 2016
  • Aboriginal low income families (less than $500 per week), 2016

Housing

  • Private dwellings rented by Aboriginal households from the government housing authority, 2016
  • Private dwellings rented by Aboriginal households from a housing co-operative, community or church group, 2016
  • Dwelling with Aboriginal households requiring one or more extra bedrooms, 2016

Internet access at home

  • Private dwellings with Aboriginal households, where internet was not accessed, 2016
  • Private dwellings with Aboriginal households, where internet was accessed, 2016
  • Private dwellings with Aboriginal households with children, where internet was not accessed, 2016
  • Private dwellings with Aboriginal households with children, where internet was accessed, 2016

Disability

  • Aboriginal people aged 15 years and over who provided unpaid assistance to persons with a disability, 2016

Data release: 7 August 2017 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area, Primary Health Network and Statistical Areas Level 2


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Age distibution

  • Male population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2016 Usual Resident Population (URP)
  • Female population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Male population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Female population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2016 URP
  • Total population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2016 URP

Aboriginal population

  • Male Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 Usual Resident Population (URP)
  • Female Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 URP
  • Total Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 URP

Indigenous status

  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population, 2016 Usual Resident Population (URP)
  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 URP

Birthplace and non-English speaking residents

  • Australian born population
  • People born (overseas) in predominantly English speaking countries, 2016
  • People born in predominantly non-English speaking (NES) countries, 2016
  • People born in NES countries resident in Australia for five years or more, 2016
  • People born in NES countries resident in Australia for less than five years, 2016
  • People born overseas who speak English 'not well', or 'not at all', 2016

Non-English speaking countries of birth

  • Top ten birthplaces of people from non-English speaking countries, based on Australian totals, 2016

Education

  • Early school leavers: People who left school at Year 10 or below, or did not go to school, 2016

Families

  • Single parent families with children aged less than 15 years, 2016

Housing/Transport

  • Housing authority dwellings being rented: Dwellings rented from the government housing authority, 2016
  • Housing suitability: Families requiring extra bedrooms, 2016
  • No motor vehicle: Private dwellings with no motor vehicle, 2016

Internet access at home

  • Internet accessed from dwelling: Private dwellings where the internet was accessed from the dwelling, 2016
  • Internet not accessed from dwelling: Private dwellings where the internet was not accessed from the dwelling, 2016

Child care: unpaid

  • Child care to own child/children (unpaid): Unpaid child care provided by people aged 15 years and over to their own child/children, 2016
  • Child care to other child/children (unpaid): Unpaid child care provided by people aged 15 years and over to other child/children, 2016
  • Total (unpaid) child care: Total (unpaid) child care provided by people aged 15 years and over: includes unpaid care for both own and other child/children combined (not shown separately), 2016

Community strengths

  • Voluntary work for an organisation or group: People aged 15 years and over who participated in voluntary work for an organisation or group, 2016

Disability - Unpaid assistance

  • Assistance to persons with a disability (unpaid): Unpaid assistance provided by people aged 15 years and over to persons with a disability, 2016

Data release: 30 June 2017 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area and Primary Health Network

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Aboriginal population

  • Male Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: Per cent who are aged 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 estimated resident population (ERP) (non-ABS)
  • Female Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: Per cent who are aged 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 ERP (non-ABS)
  • Total Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: Per cent who are aged 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 ERP (non-ABS)

Indigenous status

  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population, 2016 estimated resident population (ERP) (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2016 ERP (non-ABS)

Housing/Transport

  • Households in dwellings receiving rent assistance from the Australian Government, June 2016

Income support

  • Age pensioners, June 2016
  • Disability support pensioners, June 2016
  • Female sole parent pensioners, June 2016
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit, June 2016
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit for longer than 6 months, June 2016
  • Young people aged 16 to 24 receiving an unemployment benefit, June 2016
  • Low income, welfare-dependent families (with children), June 2016
  • Children in low income, welfare-dependent families, June 2016
  • Health Care Card holders, June 2016
  • Pensioner Concession Card holders, June 2016
  • Seniors Health Card holders, June 2016

Screening programs

  • Cervical screening participation, females aged 20 to 69 years, 2013 and 2014 (NSW, Vic, SA, WA & ACT) - by LGA (excludes Qld, Tas and NT)
  • Cervical screening outcomes - Low grade abnormality, females aged 20 to 69 years, 2013 and 2014 (NSW, Vic, SA, WA & ACT) (excludes Qld, Tas and NT)
  • Cervical screening outcomes - High grade abnormality, females aged 20 to 69 years, 2013 and 2014 (NSW, Vic, SA, WA & ACT) (excludes Qld, Tas and NT)

Cancer incidence - males

  • Prostate cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Colorectal cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Melanoma of the skin incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Lung cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Head and neck cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Lymphoma cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Leukaemia cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Bladder cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Kidney cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Pancreatic cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • Stomach cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • All other cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • All cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)

Cancer incidence - females

  • Breast cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Colorectal cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Melanoma of the skin incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Lung cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Uterine cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Lymphoma cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010
  • Thyroid cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • Leukaemia cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • Ovarian cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • Pancreatic cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • All other cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)
  • All cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHN only)

Cancer incidence - persons

  • All cancer incidence, 2006 to 2010 (PHA and PHN)

Use and provision of health and welfare services

  • Residential aged care places - by LGA, 30 June 2016

Data release: 30 June 2017 - By Quintiles of Socioeconomic Disadvantage of Area and Remoteness Area

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The Quintiles and Remoteness data release includes data updates for the current (30 June) release of indicators by PHA, LGA, PHN. The indicator topics included in this data update are:

  • Aboriginal population (Remoteness only)
  • Indigenous status
  • Housing/ Transport
  • Income support
  • Screening programs
  • Cancer incidence
  • Aged care places

Additionally, the following indicator topics included in this data update are for previous releases of indicators by PHA, LGA, PHN:

  • Education
  • Community strength (direct estimates)
  • Personal and financial stressors (direct estimates)
  • Access to services: transport and healthcare barriers (direct estimates)
  • Self-assessed health (direct estimates)
  • Health risk factors - adults (direct estimates)
  • Composite indicators - adults (direct estimates)
  • Private health insurance hospital cover (direct estimates)

Data release: 10 May 2017 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area and Primary Health Network - Amendment

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Modelled estimates
Anomalies were discovered with the recently published modelled estimates of health risk factors by sex produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). These estimates have now been corrected.

The following indicators have been revised (note: no other indicators were affected):

Health risk factors - adults (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, with a waist measurement indicating an increase/substantially increased risk of developing chronic diseases (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, with a waist measurement indicating an increase/substantially increased risk of developing chronic diseases (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, who were current smokers (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, who were current smokers (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Health risk factors - children and young people (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated male population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Composite indicators (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, with at least one of four risk factors (current smokers, high risk alcohol, obese, no or low exercise in the previous week) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, with at least one of four risk factors (current smokers, high risk alcohol, obese, no or low exercise in the previous week) (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Data release: 13 April 2017 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area and Primary Health Network

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Education

  • School leavers enrolled in higher education, 2016

Community strengths (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who did unpaid voluntary work in the last 12 months through an organisation (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who are able to get support in times of crisis from persons outside the household (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, (or their partner) who provide support to other relatives living outside the household (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who feel very safe/safe walking alone in local area after dark (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who disagree/strongly disagree with acceptance of other cultures (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who felt that they had experienced discrimination or have been treated unfairly by others (modelled estimates), 2014

Personal and financial stressors (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, whose household could raise $2,000 within a week (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who had government support as their main source of income in the last 2 years (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who had government support as their main source of income, for 13 months or more, within the past 24 months (modelled estimates), 2014

Access to services: financial and transport barriers (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who often have a difficulty or can't get to places needed with transport, including housebound (modelled estimates), 2014
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who experienced a barrier to accessing healthcare when needed it in the last 12 months, with main reason being cost of service (modelled estimates), 2014

Mothers and babies

  • Low birth weight babies, 2012 to 2014 (now includes Vic & ACT)
  • Women who reported smoking during a pregnancy, 2012 to 2014 (now includes Vic & ACT)
  • Fully breastfed children at 3 months (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Fully breastfed children at 6 months (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Children who first ate soft, semi-solid or solid food before 4 months of age (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Child and youth health

  • Child mortality, 2010 to 2014 (PHN only)
  • Youth deaths, persons aged 15-24 years, 2010 to 2014

Self-assessed health (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated population, aged 15 years and over, with fair or poor self-assessed health (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Chronic disease and conditions (modelled estimates)
The indicators of chronic diseases and conditions have not been updated to reflect information in the 2014–15 National Health Survey. The modelling of these estimates has been held over until a final decision is made as to access by PHIDU to small area Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) data considered to be highly relevant for use as small area predictors in the production of these estimates. For example, for mental health conditions, anti-depressant medications from the PBS add strength to the available predictors.

Health risk factors - adults (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, with high or very high psychological distress based on the Kessler 10 Scale (K10) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over with high blood pressure (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, with a waist measurement indicating an increase/substantially increased risk of developing chronic diseases (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, with a waist measurement indicating an increase/substantially increased risk of developing chronic diseases (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, with a waist measurement indicating an increase/substantially increased risk of developing chronic diseases (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, who were current smokers (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, who were current smokers (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who were current smokers (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 15 years and over, consuming alcohol at levels considered to be a high risk to health over their lifetime (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, with adequate fruit intake (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, who undertook no or low exercise in the previous week (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Health risk factors - children and young people (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated male population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated male population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were overweight (but not obese) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 2 to 17 years, who were obese (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 4 to 17 years, with adequate fruit intake (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Composite indicators (modelled estimates)

  • Estimated male population, aged 18 years and over, with at least one of four risk factors (current smokers, high risk alcohol, obese, no or low exercise in the previous week) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated female population, aged 18 years and over, with at least one of four risk factors (current smokers, high risk alcohol, obese, no or low exercise in the previous week) (modelled estimates), 2014-15
  • Estimated population, aged 18 years and over, with at least one of four risk factors (current smokers, high risk alcohol, obese, no or low exercise in the previous week) (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Private health insurance hospital cover (modelled estimates)

  • Private health insurance cover, aged 18 years and over (modelled estimates), 2014-15

Data release: 10 March 2017 - By Indigenous Area

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Health Atlases of Australia

Aboriginal age distribution

  • Aboriginal male population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, 2016 ERP (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal female population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, 2016 ERP (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, 2016 ERP (non-ABS)

Aboriginal education

  • Aboriginal participation in vocational education and training, 2015
  • Load Pass Rate of vocational education and training subjects - Aboriginal students, 2015
  • Government-funded subjects - Aboriginal students, 2015

Aboriginal early childhood development

  • Aboriginal children assessed as developmentally vulnerable on one or more domains, 2009, 2012 and 2015
  • Aboriginal children assessed as developmentally vulnerable on two or more domains, 2009, 2012 and 2015
  • Aboriginal children assessed as developmentally vulnerable in the physical health and wellbeing domain, 2009, 2012 and 2015
  • Aboriginal children assessed as developmentally vulnerable in the social competence domain, 2009, 2012 and 2015
  • Aboriginal children assessed as developmentally vulnerable in the emotional maturity domain, 2009, 2012 and 2015
  • Aboriginal children assessed as developmentally vulnerable in the language and cognitive skills (schools-based) domain, 2009, 2012 and 2015
  • Aboriginal children assessed as developmentally vulnerable in the communication skills and general knowledge domain, 2009, 2012 and 2015

Aboriginal mothers and babies

  • Aboriginal women smoking during pregnancy, 2012 to 2014
  • Low birth weight Aboriginal babies, 2012 to 2014

Aboriginal median age at death by sex

  • Median age at death of Aboriginal males, 2010 to 2014
  • Median age at death of Aboriginal females, 2010 to 2014
  • Median age at death of Aboriginal persons, 2010 to 2014

Aboriginal premature mortality by sex

  • Deaths of Aboriginal males aged 0 to 54 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal females aged 0 to 54 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal males aged 0 to 64 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal females aged 0 to 64 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 64 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal males aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal females aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014

Aboriginal premature mortality by selected cause

  • Deaths from cancer, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from external causes, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from cancer, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 64 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 64 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 64 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from external causes, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 64 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from cancer, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from external causes, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014

Data release: 20 December 2016 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area and Primary Health Network

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Age distribution

  • Male population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2015 Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
  • Female population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2015 ERP
  • Total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2015 ERP
  • Male population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2015 ERP
  • Female population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2015 ERP
  • Total population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2015 ERP

Education

  • Participation in vocational education and training - Aboriginal population, 2015
  • Participation in vocational education and training - non-Indigenous population, 2015
  • Participation in vocational education and training - total population, 2015
  • Load pass rate of vocational education and training subjects - government-funded hours, 2015
  • Load pass rate of vocational education and training subjects - private-funded hours, 2015
  • Load pass rate of vocational education and training subjects - Aboriginal students, 2015
  • Load pass rate of vocational education and training subjects - non-Indigenous students, 2015
  • Load pass rate of vocational education and training subjects - total students, 2015
  • Government-funded vocational education and training subjects - Aboriginal students, 2015
  • Government-funded vocational education and training subjects - non-Indigenous students, 2015
  • Government-funded vocational education and training subjects - total students, 2015

Early childhood development

  • Australian Early Development Census (AEDC): Developmentally vulnerable on one or more domains, 2015
  • Australian Early Development Census: Developmentally vulnerable on two or more domains, 2015
  • Australian Early Development Census: Physical health and wellbeing domain - developmentally vulnerable/ at risk/ on track, 2015
  • Australian Early Development Census: Social competence domain - developmentally vulnerable/ at risk/ on track, 2015
  • Australian Early Development Census: Emotional maturity domain - developmentally vulnerable/ at risk/ on track, 2015
  • Australian Early Development Census: Language and cognitive skills (schools-based) domain - developmentally vulnerable/ at risk/ on track, 2015
  • Australian Early Development Census: Communication skills and general knowledge domain - developmentally vulnerable/ at risk/ on track, 2015

Labour force

  • Unemployment, June 2016
  • Labour force participation, June 2016

Mothers and babies

  • Low birth weight babies, 2012 to 2014 (Vic & ACT: not yet available)
  • Women who reported smoking during a pregnancy, 2012 to 2014 (Vic & ACT: not yet available)

Child and youth health

  • Infant deaths, 2010 to 2014

Median age at death by sex

  • Median age at death of males, 2010 to 2014
  • Median age at death of females, 2010 to 2014
  • Median age at death of persons, 2010 to 2014

Premature mortality by sex

  • Deaths of males aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths of females aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Total deaths, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014

Premature mortality by selected cause

  • Deaths from cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from colorectal cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from lung cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from breast cancer, females aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases: deaths from diabetes, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from ischaemic heart disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from cerebrovascular disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from external causes, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from road traffic injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from suicide and self-inflicted injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014

Avoidable mortality by sex

  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, males aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, females aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014

Avoidable mortality by selected cause

  • Avoidable deaths from cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from colorectal cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from breast cancer, females aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from diabetes, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from circulatory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from ischaemic heart disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from cerebrovascular diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from respiratory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from selected external causes of mortality (Falls; Fires, burns; Suicide and self-inflicted injuries; etc.), persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from suicide and self-inflicted injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from other external causes of mortality (Transport accidents; Accidental drowning and submersion; etc.), persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014
  • Avoidable deaths from transport accidents, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2010 to 2014

Data release: 20 December 2016 - By Quintiles of Socioeconomic Disadvantage of Area and Remoteness Area

Social Health Atlases of Australia

The Quintiles and Remoteness data release includes data updates for the current (20 December) release of indicators by PHA, LGA, PHN. The indicator topics included in this data update are:

  • Age distribution (Remoteness only)
  • Education
  • Early childhood development
  • Labour force
  • Mothers and babies
  • Child and youth health
  • Median age at death by sex
  • Premature mortality by sex
  • Premature mortality by selected cause
  • Avoidable mortality by sex
  • Avoidable mortality by selected cause

Data release: 19 August 2016 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area and Primary Health Network

Social Health Atlases of Australia

Child and youth health

  • Children fully immunised at 1 year of age, 2015
  • Children fully immunised at 2 years of age, 2015
  • Children fully immunised at 5 years of age, 2015
  • HPV vaccine coverage: females aged 12-13 years in mid-2013, who received Dose 3 by 2016
  • HPV vaccine coverage: males aged 12-13 years in mid-2013, who received Dose 3 by 2016

Hospital admissions (additional indicator to May 2016 release) (PHA and LGA only)

  • Admissions for a hysterectomy, females aged 30 to 59 years - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13

Data release: 19 August 2016 - By Indigenous Area

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Social Health Atlas of Australia

Aboriginal age distribution

  • Aboriginal male population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, 2015 estimated resident population (ERP) (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal female population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, 2015 ERP (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, 2015 ERP (non-ABS)

Aboriginal population projections

  • Aboriginal male population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, projected 2016 ERP (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal female population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, projected 2016 ERP (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 to 65+ years, projected 2016 ERP (non-ABS)

Aboriginal immunisation

  • Aboriginal children fully immunised at 1 year of age, 2015
  • Aboriginal children fully immunised at 2 years of age, 2015
  • Aboriginal children fully immunised at 5 years of age, 2015

Aboriginal premature mortality by sex

  • Deaths of Aboriginal males aged 0 to 54 years/ 0 to 64 years/ 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths of Aboriginal females aged 0 to 54 years/ 0 to 64 years/ 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths of Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years/ 0 to 64 years/ 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013

Aboriginal premature mortality by selected cause

  • Deaths from cancer, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years/ 0 to 64 years/ 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years/ 0 to 64 years/ 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years/ 0 to 64 years/ 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from external causes, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 54 years/ 0 to 64 years/ 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013, 2009 to 2013

Aboriginal admissions by selected principal diagnosis

  • Total admissions, Aboriginal persons, 2012/13
  • Admissions for mental health related conditions, Aboriginal persons, 2012/13
  • Admissions for circulatory system diseases, Aboriginal persons, 2012/13
  • Admissions for respiratory system diseases, Aboriginal persons, 2012/13
  • Admissions for digestive system diseases, Aboriginal persons, 2012/13
  • Admissions for injury, poisoning and other external causes, Aboriginal persons, 2012/13

Aboriginal admissions by selected principal diagnosis and age

  • Total admissions, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 14 years, 2012/13
  • Total admissions, Aboriginal persons aged 15 years and over, 2012/13
  • Admissions for mental health related conditions, Aboriginal persons aged 15 years and over, 2012/13
  • Admissions for circulatory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 15 years and over, 2012/13
  • Admissions for respiratory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 14 years, 2012/13
  • Admissions for respiratory system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 15 years and over, 2012/13
  • Admissions for digestive system diseases, Aboriginal persons aged 15 years and over, 2012/13
  • Admissions for injury, poisoning and other external causes, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 14 years, 2012/13
  • Admissions for injury, poisoning and other external causes, Aboriginal persons aged 15 years and over, 2012/13

Ambulatory-sensitive hospitalisations by age

  • Total ambulatory-sensitive hospitalisations, Aboriginal persons aged 0 to 14 years, 2012/13
  • Total ambulatory-sensitive hospitalisations, Aboriginal persons aged 15 years and over, 2012/13
  • Total ambulatory-sensitive hospitalisations, Aboriginal persons at all ages, 2012/13

Data release: 19 August 2016 - By Quintiles of Socioeconomic Disadvantage of Area and Remoteness Area

Social Health Atlases of Australia

The Quintiles and Remoteness data release includes data updates for the current (19 August) and previous releases of indicators by PHA, LGA, PHN. The indicator topics included in this data update are:

  • Age distribution (Remoteness only)
  • Indigenous status
  • Child and youth health - Child immunisation; HPV vaccine coverage; Infant deaths
  • Bowel screening
  • Deaths
  • Hospital admissions
  • Emergency department presentations

Data release: 25 May 2016 - By Local Government Area and Primary Health Network - Amendment

Social Health Atlases of Australia

Aboriginal population and Indigenous status

2015 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander estimated resident population (ERP) (non-ABS) figures by Local Government Area (LGA) and Primary Health Network (PHN) online maps and data workbooks (xls), which were released on 6 May, have been amended and re-released. The previous concordance used for these estimates under- or over-estimated the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a small number of LGAs published in both the LGA and PHN maps and data workbooks.

Data release: 13 May 2016 - By Local Government Area and Primary Health Network - Errata

Social Health Atlases of Australia

Aboriginal population and Indigenous status

2015 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander estimated resident population (ERP) (non-ABS) figures have been temporarily removed from the Local Government Area (LGA) and Primary Health Network (PHN) online maps and data workbooks (xls), which were released on 6 May. The concordance used for these estimates under- or over-estimated the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a small number of LGAs published in both the LGA and PHN maps and data workbooks. These estimates have now been replaced with n.y.a. (not yet available); revised estimates will be published shortly.

Data release: 6 May 2016 - By Population Health Area, Local Government Area and Primary Health Network

Social Health Atlases of Australia

Age distribution

  • Male population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2014 Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
  • Female population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2014 ERP
  • Total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2014 ERP
  • Male population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2014 ERP
  • Female population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2014 ERP
  • Total population by broad age groups: 0-14, 15-24, 25-44, 45-64, 65+, 70+, 75+, 85+ years, 2014 ERP

Aboriginal population

  • Male Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: Per cent who are aged 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2015 estimated resident population (ERP) (non-ABS)
  • Female Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: Per cent who are aged 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2015 ERP (non-ABS)
  • Total Aboriginal population by 5 year age groups: Per cent who are aged 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2015 ERP (non-ABS)

Indigenous status

  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population, 2015 estimated resident population (ERP) (non-ABS)
  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 65+ years, 2015 ERP (non-ABS)

Child and youth health

  • Infant deaths, 2009 to 2013

Bowel screening

  • Total males who participated in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, 2012/13
  • Total females who participated in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, 2012/13
  • Total persons who participated in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, 2012/13
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: positive screening result, males, 2012/13
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: positive screening result, females, 2012/13
  • National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: positive screening result, persons, 2012/13

Median age at death

  • Median age at death of males, 2009 to 2013
  • Median age at death of females, 2009 to 2013
  • Median age at death of persons, 2009 to 2013

Premature mortality by sex

  • Deaths of males aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths of females aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Total deaths, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013

Premature mortality by selected cause

  • Deaths from cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Deaths from colorectal cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Deaths from lung cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Deaths from breast cancer, females aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases: deaths from diabetes, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Deaths from ischaemic heart disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Deaths from cerebrovascular disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from road traffic injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from suicide and self-inflicted injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013

Avoidable mortality by sex

  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, males aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, females aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013

Avoidable mortality by selected cause

  • Avoidable deaths from cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Avoidable deaths from colorectal cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Avoidable deaths from breast cancer, females aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Avoidable deaths from diabetes, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Avoidable deaths from circulatory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Avoidable deaths from ischaemic heart disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Avoidable deaths from cerebrovascular diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Avoidable deaths from respiratory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Avoidable deaths from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Avoidable deaths from selected external causes of mortality (Falls; Fires, burns; Suicide and self-inflicted injuries; etc.), persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Avoidable deaths from suicide and self-inflicted injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
  • Avoidable deaths from other external causes of mortality (Transport accidents; Accidental drowning and submersion; etc.), persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013
    • Avoidable deaths from transport accidents, persons aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2013

Admissions by hospital type and sex (excluding same-day admissions for renal dialysis)

  • Total admissions - Public hospitals, 2012/13
  • Total admissions - Private hospitals, 2012/13
  • Total admissions - All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Male total admissions - Public hospitals, 2012/13
  • Male total admissions - All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Female total admissions - Public hospitals, 2012/13
  • Female total admissions - All hospitals, 2012/13

Hospital admissions by principal diagnosis

  • Admissions for infectious and parasitic diseases, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for all cancers, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for mental health related conditions, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for circulatory system diseases, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for respiratory system diseases, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for digestive system diseases, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diseases, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for genitourinary system diseases, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for pregnancy and childbirth, females - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for injury, poisoning and other external causes, males/ females/ persons - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13

Hospital admissions by procedure

  • Admissions for a tonsillectomy - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a myringotomy, 0 to 9 years - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a Caesarean section, females aged 15 to 44 years - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a birth with an outcome of delivery, females aged 15 to 44 years - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a coronary artery bypass graft - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a coronary angioplasty - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a cardiac catheterisation - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a hip fracture - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a knee replacement - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13
  • Admissions for a knee arthroscopy - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13

Same-day hospital admissions for renal dialysis

  • Admissions for same-day dialysis for kidney disease - Public/ All hospitals, 2012/13

Emergency department presentations

  • Emergency department presentations, 2012/13

Data release: 6 May 2016 - Additional indicators by Primary Health Network only
(previously released by Population Health Area and/or Local Government Area)

Social Health Atlases of Australia

Housing/ Transport

  • Rent assistance from the Australian Government, June 2014

Income support

  • Age pensioners, June 2014
  • Disability support pensioners, June 2014
  • Female sole parent pensioners, June 2014
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit, June 2014
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit for longer than 6 months, June 2014
  • Young people aged 16 to 24 receiving an unemployment benefit, June 2014
  • Low income, welfare-dependent families (with children), June 2014
  • Children in low income, welfare-dependent families, June 2014
  • Health Care Card holders, June 2014
  • Pensioner Concession Card holders, June 2014
  • Seniors Health Card holders, June 2014

Child and youth health

  • Children fully immunised at 1 year of age, 2 years of age and 5 years of age, 2014
  • HPV vaccine coverage: females aged 12-13 years in mid-2011, who received Dose 3 by 2014

Data release: 30 June 2015 - By Population Health Area and Local Government Area

Social Health Atlases of Australia

Population projections

  • Population projections (males/females/total) by 5 year age groups: 0-4 years to 85+ years, 2014, 2015, 2020, 2025 Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

Indigenous status (PHA only)

  • Aboriginal population as per cent of total population by 5 year age groups, 2013 ERP

Housing/ Transport

  • Rent assistance from the Australian Government, June 2014

Income support

  • Age pensioners, June 2014
  • Disability support pensioners, June 2014
  • Female sole parent pensioners, June 2014
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit, June 2014
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit for longer than 6 months, June 2014
  • Young people aged 16 to 24 receiving an unemployment benefit, June 2014
  • Low income, welfare-dependent families (with children), June 2014
  • Children in low income, welfare-dependent families, June 2014
  • Health Care Card holders, June 2014
  • Pensioner Concession Card holders, June 2014
  • Seniors Health Card holders, June 2014

Child and youth health

  • Children fully immunised at 1 year of age, 2 years of age and 5 years of age, 2014

Avoidable mortality by sex

  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, males aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2012
  • Deaths from all avoidable causes, females aged 0 to 74 years, 2009 to 2012