Outcomes at a glance

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Health

Area of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include:
of children aged five and below are fully immunised (2022)
considered themselves to be in good or excellent health (2022)
Areas of concern for SA include:
were reported as not meeting vegetable consumption guidelines (2018-19)
of pregnant Aboriginal women smoked during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy (2020)

 

Safety

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include …
in out-of-home care were in home-based care (June 2022)
of youth offenders were diverted from the youth justice system (2021-22)
Areas of concern for SA include …
Aboriginal young people per 10,000 were homeless (2021)
the substantiation notification (child protection) rate for Aboriginal infants (birth to 12 months), compared to the national rate (2021-22)

Education

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include …
were fully engaged in school, work or further education (2021)
of young people with a disability were partially or fully engaged in school, work or further education (2021)
Areas of concern for young Aboriginal South Australians include …
of 4-6 year olds were vulnerable in one or more of five domains under the AEDC (2018)
NAPLAN results for SA Years 3, 5 and 7 in all three domains: reading, writing and numeracy, in comparison with Australia (2023)

Wellbeing

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include…
have at least one friend in whom they can confide (2023)
participated in organised activities outside of school hours (2023)
reported feeling optimistic about life (2023)
Area of concern for young Aboriginal South Australians include…
of birth to six years, do not attend an approved childcare service (2022)
did not feel connected to an adult at school (2022)

 

Preparing for adulthood

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include …  
reported being satisfied with their level of independence (2011)
participated in volunteering (2021)
Areas of concern for Aboriginal Year 9 students include …  
NAPLAN results in all three domains: reading, writing and numeracy, in comparison with Australia. (2023)

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Health

Area of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include:
90% of children aged five and below are fully immunised (2022)
78% considered themselves to be in good or excellent health (2022)
Areas of concern for SA include:
88% were reported as not meeting vegetable consumption guidelines (2018-19)
44% of pregnant Aboriginal women smoked during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy (2020)

 

Safety

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include …
61% in out-of-home care were in home-based care (June 2022)
23% of youth offenders were diverted from the youth justice system (2021-22)
Areas of concern for SA include …
344 Aboriginal young people per 10,000 were homeless (2021)
2 times the substantiation notification (child protection) rate for Aboriginal infants (birth to 12 months), compared to the national rate (2021-22)

Wellbeing

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include…
88% have at least one friend in whom they can confide (2023)
85% participated in organised activities outside of school hours (2023)
78% reported feeling optimistic about life (2023)
Area of concern for young Aboriginal South Australians include…
97% of birth to six years, do not attend an approved childcare service (2022)
33% did not feel connected to an adult at school (2022)

 

Education

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include …
67% were fully engaged in school, work or further education (2021)
73% of young people with a disability were partially or fully engaged in school, work or further education (2021)
Areas of concern for young Aboriginal South Australians include …
46% of 4-6 year olds were vulnerable in one or more of five domains under the AEDC (2018)
LOWER NAPLAN results for SA Years 3, 5 and 7 in all three domains: reading, writing and numeracy, in comparison with Australia (2023)

Preparing for adulthood

Areas of progress for young Aboriginal South Australians include …  
96% reported being satisfied with their level of independence (2011)
9% participated in volunteering (2021)
Areas of concern for Aboriginal Year 9 students include …  
LOWER NAPLAN results in all three domains: reading, writing and numeracy, in comparison with Australia. (2023)
Aboriginal children and young people