Data

Data

A Social Health Atlas of Australia, 2011


Region: All States/ Territories, Australia
Small area level: Statistical Local Area and Local Government Area

Some indicators in this atlas were updated between January and October 2011, and a number of additional indicators were included. Where data are shown in the datasheets as being 'Updated', the data previously published is available in the earlier edition, listed as 'A Social Health Atlas of Australia (Third Edition), 2008 [online] ' or 'A Social Health Atlas of Australia, 2010 '.

Summary: Demography, Social Indicators, Screening services, Health status, Risk factor, MBS

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SLA data - Australia   NSW    Vic    Qld    SA   WA    Tas    NT   ACT

LGA data - Australia   NSW    Vic    Qld    SA   WA    Tas    NT

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Data contents: topics and indicators

Age distribution: Males, Females, Persons - age in 5 year groups, 0 to 85+ years *Updated August 2011*

Population projections, 2010, 2015, 2020, 2050: Males, Females, Persons - age in 5 year groups, 0 to 85+ years

Age distribution: Aboriginal - 0 to 65+ years *Updated January 2011*

Birthplace & non-English speaking residents:

  • Australian-born population
  • People born (overseas) in predominately English-speaking countries
  • People born in predominately non-English speaking (NES) countries
  • People born in NES countries resident in Australia for five years or more
  • People born in NES countries resident in Australia for less than five years
  • People born in NES countries with poor proficiency in English

Top 10 non-English speaking birthplaces

  • Top ten birthplaces of people from non-English speaking countries: China, Italy, Vietnam, India, Philippines, Greece, Germany, Malaysia, Netherlands and Lebanon

Total fertility rate

Education

  • Full-time participation in secondary school education at age 16
  • Participation in vocational education and training *Updated December 2011*
  • School leavers enrolled in higher education *New Indicator December 2011*

 Early childhood development, AEDI (Australian Early Development Index) *New Indicator August 2011*

  • Developmentally vunerable in 1 or more domains
  • Developmentally vunerable in 2 or more domains
  • Physical health and wellbeing domain
  • Social competence domain
  • Emotional maturity domain
  • Language and cognitive skills (schools-based) domain
  • Communication skills and general knowledge domain

Families

  • Single parent families with children aged less than 15 years
  • Jobless families with children aged less than 15 years
  • Children aged less than 15 years in jobless families

Housing/ Transport

  • Households receiving rent assistance from Centrelink *Updated May 2011*
  • Dwellings rented from Housing SA
  • Low income households with mortgage stress
  • Low income households with rental stress
  • Private dwellings with no motor vehicle

Income support recipients *Updated March 2011*

  • Age pensioners
  • Disability support pensioners
  • Single parent payment beneficiaries
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit *Amended September 2011* 
  • People receiving an unemployment benefit for longer than 180 days *Amended September 2011*
  • Young people aged 15 to 24 receiving an unemployment benefit
  • Welfare-dependent and other low income families with children 
  • Children in welfare-dependent and other low income families
  • Health care card holders
  • Pensioner Concession Card holders 
  • Total Centrelink Card holders 

Internet access at home

  • Private dwellings with no Internet connection
  • Private dwellings with Broadband Internet connections
  • Private dwellings with Dial-up Internet connection
  • Private dwellings with other Internet connections
  • Total private dwellings with Internet connections

Labour force

  • Estimated unemployment *Updated May 2011*
  • Estimated labour force participation *Updated May 2011*
  • Female labour force participation
  • Unskilled and semi-skilled workers
  • Managers and administrators; and professionals

Summary measure of disadvantage: Index of Relative Socio-economic Disadvantage

Child care

  • Unpaid child care provided by people aged 15 years and over to their own child/children
  • Unpaid child care provided by people aged 15 years and over to other child/children
  • Total unpaid child care provided by people aged 15 years and over

Community strength

  • People aged 15 years and over who participated in voluntary work for an organisation or group
  • Help available from family, friends or neighbours
  • Regularly volunteer
  • Member of an organised group
  • Actively involved with school activities

Mothers and babie

  • Low birthweight babies
  • Smoking during pregnancy

Child health

  • immunisation 
  • infant deaths
  • child mortality (under five years) *New Indicator October 2011*


Screening

  • Breast screening participation *Updated November 2011 -  NSW, Tas and NT not available*
  • Breast screening outcomes - cancer *Updated November 2011 -  NSW, Tas and NT not available*
  • Cervical screening participation *Updated November 2011 -  NSW, Tas and NT not available*
  • Cervical screening outcomes - Low grade abnormality *Updated November 2011 -  NSW, Tas and NT not available*
  • Cervical screening outcomes - High grade abnormality *Updated November 2011 -  NSW, Tas and NT not available*

Self-assessed health (estimated)

  • Fair or poor self-assessed health status, persons aged 15 years and over
  • Current long-term condition and reporting good, very good or excellent health, persons aged 15 years and over *Incorrect indicator wording updated April 2012*

Chronic disease and conditions (estimated) 

  • Type 2 diabetes 
  • High cholesterol
  • Males with mental and behavioural problems
    - Males with mood (affective) problems 
  • Females with mental and behavioural problems
    - Females with mood (affective) problems 
  • Circulatory system diseases
    - Hypertensive disease 
  • Respiratory system diseases
    - Asthma 
  • - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Musculoskeletal system diseases
    - Arthritis
      -- Rheumatoid arthritis
      -- Osteoarthritis
    - Females with osteoporosis 

Psychological distress (estimated)

  • High or very high psychological distress levels (K-10), persons aged 18 years and over 

Health risk factors (estimated)

  • Male current smokers, 18 years and over 
  • Female current smokers, 18 years and over 
  • Current smokers, 18 years and over 
  • High health risk due to alcohol consumed, persons aged 18 years and over 
  • Physical inactivity, persons aged 15 years and over 
  • Overweight (not obese) males, 18 years and over 
  • Obese males, 18 years and over 
  • Overweight (not obese) females, 18 years and over 
  • Obese females, 18 years and over 
  • Males in normal weight range, 18 years and over 
  • Females in normal weight range, 18 years and over 
  • Usual daily intake of two serves of fruit, persons aged 5 to 12 years 
  • Usual daily intake of two serves of fruit, persons aged 18 years and over 
  • Persons with at least one of the four health risk factors

Composite indicators (estimated)

  • Had type 2 diabetes and were overweight/ obese, persons aged 15 years and over 
  • Had asthma and were smokers, persons aged 18 years and over 

Disability

  • Unpaid assistance provided by people aged 15 years and over to persons with a disability
  • Profound or severe disability
  • Profound or severe disability and living in the community
  • Profound or severe disability - 0 to 64 years
  • Profound or severe disability and living in the community - 0 to 64 years

Median age of death

  • Median age of death of males *New Indicator October 2011* 
  • Median age of death of females *New Indicator October 2011*
  • Median age of death of persons  *New Indicator October 2011*

Premature mortality by sex

  • Deaths of males aged 15 to 64 years 
  • Deaths of females aged 15 to 64 years
  • Deaths of persons aged 15 to 64 years 
  • Deaths of males aged 0 to 74 years 
  • Deaths of females aged 0 to 74 years 
  • Deaths of persons aged 0 to 74 years 

Premature mortality by selected cause

  • Deaths from cancers, persons aged 15 to 64 years 
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, persons aged 15 to 64 years 
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, persons aged 15 to 64 years
  • Deaths from external causes, persons aged 15 to 64 years 
  • Deaths from all other causes, persons aged 15 to 64 years 
  • Deaths from cancers, persons aged 0 to 74 years
    - colorectal cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years
    - lung cancer, persons aged 0 to 74 years
  • Deaths from circulatory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years
    - ischaemic heart disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years
    - cerebrovascular disease, persons aged 0 to 74 years
  • Deaths from respiratory system diseases, persons aged 0 to 74 years
    - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, persons aged 45 to 74 years
  • Deaths from external causes, persons aged 0 to 74 years
    - road traffic injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years
    - suicide and self-inflicted injuries, persons aged 0 to 74 years
  • Deaths from all other causes, persons aged 0 to 74 years

Potentially avoidable mortality at ages 0 to 74 years

  • all causes 
  • all cancers
    - colorectal cancer
    - lung cancer
  • cardiovascular diseases
    - ischaemic heart disease
  • - cerebrovascular disease
  • respiratory system diseases
    - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (45 to 74 years)
  • road traffic injuries 
  • suicide and self-inflicted injuries 
  • treatable (amenable)
  • preventable

Private health insurance

MBS services

  • GP services to males (MBS and DVA) *Corrected November 2011*
  • GP services to females (MBS and DVA) *Corrected November 2011* 
  • Total GP services (MBS and DVA) *Corrected November 2011*
  • 45 Year Old Health Check - males, females, persons *Updated August 2011*
  • Annual health assessments *Updated August 2011*
  • Other Enhanced Primary Care items *Updated August 2011*
  • Total Enhanced Primary Care items *Updated August 2011*
  • GP Practice Nurses services *Updated August 2011*
  • Better Access Program: Preparation of Mental Health Care Plan by GPs *New Indicator August 2011*
  • Better Access Program: Psychiatrists *New Indicator August 2011*
  • Better Access Program: Psychologists *New Indicator August 2011*
  • Better Access Program: General Psychologists *New Indicator November 2011*
  • Better Access Program: Clinical Psychologists *New Indicator November 2011*
  • Better Access Program: Social workers *New Indicator August 2011*
  • Better Access Program: Occupational therapists *New Indicator August 2011*

Residential and community aged care *Updated August 2011*

  • Residential low-level aged care places, population aged 70 years and over
  • Residential high-level care places, population aged 70 years and over
  • Total residential aged care places, population aged 70 years and over 
  • Community aged care places, population aged 70 years and over