Adolescent and youth health domain

Goals in the Adolescent and youth health domain

Goal 9 Current smoking—people aged 15–17 On track
Goal 10 Never smoked—people aged 15–17 On track
Goal 11 Never smoked—people aged 18–24 On track
Goal 13 Health checks—people aged 15–24 Not on track

Key:
On track On track
Not on track Not on track
Not currently possible to assess Not currently possible to assess

Information about this domain

Vision: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth get the services and support they need to thrive and grow into healthy young adults.

Goals:

  • Reduce the rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth aged 15–17 years who smoke to 9% by 2023.
  • Increase the rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth aged 15–17 years who have never smoked to 91% by 2023.
  • Increase the rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth aged 18–24 years who have never smoked to 52% by 2023.
  • Increase the rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth aged 15–24 years who have at least one health check in a year to 42% by 2023.