The report provides a comprehensive overview
of the health and welfare of Australia's Indigenous population, presenting the
latest information on population demographics, housing circumstances, disability
and carers, health status, and the provision, access and use of health and
community services. Some of the links between education and health and between
selected risk factors and health are also explored.
ISSN 1441-2004; Cat. no. IHW 21; 291pp.; Internet Only
report presents the latest data on the health and welfare of Australia's
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as information about
their socioeconomic circumstances. Wherever possible, data are provided on
changes in the circumstances of Indigenous people over time, as well as on the
differences between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. While most
information is presented at the national level, some data are also presented for
states and territories, and by remoteness.
ABS & AIHW 2008. The health and welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 2008. Cat. no. IHW 21. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 28 March 2015 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468085>.