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12 May 2021

Data tables 1.03 Injury and poisoning

Table D1.03.1: the crude mean number of causes for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians have been updated with re-supplied data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

30 April 2021

21 Excel files have been updated to include 74 data tables with National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey 2018–19, National Health Survey 2017–18 and Patient Experience Survey 2018–19 data.

One Excel table (D2.08.3) has been updated with re-supplied National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey 2018–19 data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Three Excel tables have been updated with minor changes: D3.14.10 – minor change to title and footnote (c) wording, D3.14.17 - minor change to Note wording, and D3.17.10 – missing table heading added.

The national and jurisdictional Data visualisations for Measure 2.06 Educational participation and attainment of adults: Educational institution attended and Highest level of school have been updated.


  • Table D1.04.4: Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting respiratory disease, by selected socioeconomic and health characteristics, 2018–19

  • Table D1.04.5: Selected socioeconomic and health characteristics by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting respiratory disease, 2018–19

  • Table D1.04.6: People reporting respiratory disease by Indigenous status and remoteness, 2017–18 and 2018–19


  • Table D1.07.6: Selected household and health risk factors by Indigenous persons (aged 18 years and over), with high blood pressure, 2018–19

  • Table D1.07.8: Indigenous persons reporting hypertension (high blood pressure), by sex and remoteness, 2001, 2004–05, 2012–13 and 2018–19


  • Table D1.08.4: Selected population characteristics by proportion of Indigenous persons reporting cancer, remoteness, 2018–19

  • Table D1.08.5: Persons reporting cancer, by Indigenous status, by age, sex, jurisdiction and remoteness, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D1.08.6: Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting cancer, by selected socioeconomic and health characteristics, 2018–19

  • Table D1.08.7: Selected household and health risk factors by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting cancer, 2018–19


  • Table D1.09.1: Indigenous persons (18 years and over) reporting diabetes/high sugar levels, by selected household and health risk factors, 2018–19

  • Table D1.09.3: Health actions, Indigenous persons reporting diabetes/high blood sugar levels, by age group, sex and remoteness, 2018–19


  • Table D1.10.3: Indigenous Australians (18 years and over) reporting kidney disease, by selected household and health risk factors, 2018–19


  • Table D1.14.6: Disability status by selected socioeconomic and health characteristics, Indigenous persons (15 years and over), 2018–19

  • Table D1.14.7: Disability status by selected household and health risk factors, Indigenous persons (15 years and over), 2018–19

  • Table D1.14.8: Disability status by selected household and health risk factors, Indigenous persons (15 years and over), 2018–19

  • Table D1.14.9: Family and culture characteristics by disability status, Indigenous persons (18 years and over), 2018–19


  • Table D1.15.1: Proportion of Indigenous children (0–14 years) reporting ear/hearing problems, by jurisdiction, 2018–19

  • Table D1.15.8: Selected household characteristics, by Indigenous children (0–14 years) reporting ear/hearing problems, 2018–19


  • Table D1.16.5: Selected population characteristics, by Indigenous persons aged 15 and over reporting eye/sight problems, jurisdiction and remoteness 2018–19

  • Table D1.16.8: Selected household and health risk factors by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting eye/sight problems, 2018–19


  • Table D1.17.7: Age-standardised self-assessed health status, people aged 15 and over, by sex and Indigenous status, 2004–05, 2008, 2011–13, 2014–15, 2017–18 and 2018–19


  • Table D1.18.34: Long-term mental health condition, by selected type of condition, by sex, by age, people aged 18 and over, 2018–19 (proportion)

  • Table D1.18.37: K5 level of psychological distress, people aged 18 years and over, by age group, 2004–05, 2008, 2011–13, 2014–15, 2017–18 and 2018–19


  • Table D2.01.4: Selected socioeconomic characteristics by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) living in overcrowded households, 2018–19

  • Table D2.01.25: Persons (aged 18 and over) who were living in homes someone in their household owned, by Indigenous status and remoteness, 2002, 2007–2008, 2011–13, 2014–15, 2017–18 and 2018–19


  • Table D2.06.2: Educational institution currently attended, by Indigenous status and sex, persons aged 15 and over, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.3: Educational institution currently attending, by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, persons aged 15 and over, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.4: Educational institution currently attending, by Indigenous status and remoteness, persons aged 15 and over, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.5: Highest level of school completed, by Indigenous status and age group, persons aged 18 and over, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.6: Highest level of school completed, by Indigenous status and sex, persons aged 18 and over, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.7: Highest level of school completed, by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, persons aged 18 and over, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.20: Educational institution currently attended, by Indigenous status, persons aged 15 and over, 2002, 2004–05, 2008, 2012–13, 2014–15, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.32: Equivalised household gross weekly income, by whether has a non-school qualification, Indigenous persons aged 18 and over, 2018–19

  • Table D2.06.34: Level of current study, by Indigenous status and sex, persons aged 15 and over, 2017–18 and 2018–19


  • Table D2.07.1: Changes in employment rates of Indigenous Australians by remoteness, 2008 to 2018–19


  • Table D2.08.3: Median and mean equivalised gross weekly household income (in 2018–19 dollars), people aged 18 and over, by jurisdiction, by remoteness, 2002, 2004–05, 2008, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2018–19 (already published on the 2020 website, but is being replaced as we received updated data from the ABS)

  • Table D2.08.10: Percentage of persons in equivalised gross weekly household income quintiles, by Indigenous status, 2018–19


  • Table D2.10.23: Proportion of Indigenous people (aged 15 and over) who experienced physical and/or threatened physical harm in last 12 months, by remoteness and sex, Australia (crude rates), 2002, 2008, 2014–15 and 2018–19


  • Table D2.15.6: Rate ratios (Indigenous: non-Indigenous), by age group, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D2.15.9: Quitting status of current smokers, by age, sex, remoteness area and jurisdiction, Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, 2018–19

  • Table D2.15.14: Number and proportion of smoker status for Indigenous persons aged 15–17 and 18 and over, 2018–19


  • Table D2.16.3: Selected socioeconomic characteristics by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting alcohol risk level, 2018–19

  • Table D2.16.4: Selected health risk factors by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting alcohol risk level, 2018–19 (number)

  • Table D2.16.5: Selected health risk factors by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting alcohol risk level, 2018–19 (%)

  • Table D2.16.6: Selected health outcomes by Indigenous persons (15 years and over) reporting alcohol risk level, 2018–19

  • Table D2.16.8: Indigenous persons aged 15 and over reporting the frequency of exceeding single occasion risk guidelines over the last 12 months, by remoteness, 2018–19 (number)


  • Table D3.05.15: Health actions for persons not reporting diabetes or high sugar levels, by age group and Indigenous status, 2017–18 and 2018–19


  • Table D3.08.1: Discrimination toward Indigenous Australians aged 18 and over by sex, remoteness and age group, 2018–19

  • Table D3.08.2: Most recent situation Indigenous people aged 18 and over felt discriminated against in last 12 months, by remoteness, 2018–19

  • Table D3.08.9: Patient experience in last 12 months, Indigenous persons (15 and over) by selected socioeconomic characteristics (non-remote), 2018–19

  • Table D3.08.10: Patient experience, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, by selected health outcomes (non remote), 2018–19 (%)

  • Table D3.08.11: Patient experience, Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, by selected health outcomes (non remote), 2018–19 (number)

  • Table D3.08.12: Unfair treatment and whether avoided seeking health care, by types of regular health care used, Indigenous Australians aged 18 and over, 2018–19 (%)

  • Table D3.08.13: Unfair treatment and whether avoided seeking health care, by types of regular health care used, Indigenous Australians aged 18 and over, 2018–19 (number)

  • Table D3.08.16: Unfair treatment and whether avoided seeking health care in the last 12 months, Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, by remoteness, 2018–19 (%)


  • Table D3.14.5: Indigenous persons 15 years and over who accessed health care, by selected socioeconomic characteristics, 2018–19 (%)

  • Table D3.14.6: Indigenous persons 15 years and over, access to health care for selected socioeconomic characteristics, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.7: Indigenous persons 15 years and over who accessed health care, by selected socioeconomic characteristics, 2018–19 (number)

  • Table D3.14.8: Indigenous persons aged 15 years and over, type of health care accessed for selected health risk factors, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.9: Indigenous persons aged 15 and over, selected health risk factors by type of health care accessed (number), 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.10: Indigenous persons 15 years and over who accessed health care, by selected health outcomes, 2018–19 (already published on 2020 website - minor change to title and footnote (c) wording)

  • Table D3.14.11: Indigenous persons 15 years and over, access to health care, for selected health outcomes, 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.15: Indigenous Australians requiring co-payment for last visit to GP/specialist or other health professional (non-remote), 2018–19

  • Table D3.14.16: Private health insurance, Indigenous persons 15 years and over by sex (non-remote), 2018–19 (numbers)

  • Table D3.14.17: Private health insurance, Indigenous persons 15 years and over by sex, (non-remote), 2012–13 and 2018–19 (already published on 2020 website - minor change to Note wording)

  • Table D3.14.18: Private health insurance, Indigenous persons 15 years and over by sex (non-remote), 2018–19 (%)

  • Table D3.14.19: Private health insurance, by Indigenous status (non-remote), 2018–19


  • Table D3.17.3: Type of regular health care used by Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, by selected socioeconomic characteristics, 2018–19 (rate)

  • Table D3.17.4: Type of regular health care used by Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, by selected socioeconomic characteristics, 2018–19 (number)

  • Table D3.17.5: Type of regular health care used by Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, by selected health risk factors, 2018–19

  • Table D3.17.7: Type of regular health care used by Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, by selected health risk factors, 2018–19

  • Table D3.17.9: Type of regular health care used by Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over, by selected health outcomes, 2018–19

  • Table D3.17.10: Services available by preferred services, Indigenous Australians, 2018–19 (already published on 2020 website - missing table heading added)

  • Table D3.17.11: Preferred sources of health care by usual sources of health care used by Indigenous Australians, 2018–19

03 February 2021

Data tables: 1.02 Top reasons for hospitalisation

Suppression rules have been applied so as to prevent non-Indigenous private hospital data being disclosed for Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.

02 February 2021

Page 5- Under the heading Injuries and poisoning—increase in hospitalisation rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales:



  • First sentence under this heading: Age-standardised rate of hospitalisations due to injury or poisoning among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales for 2016–17 corrected from “56” to “41”, for 2004–05 corrected from “36” to “22”.

  • Last sentence under this heading: Percentage of deaths corrected from “15%” to “14%”, number of deaths corrected from “940” to “600” and “injuries” corrected to “injuries and poisoning”. 


Page 6- First paragraph following the Cancer death rates graphs:



  • "Cancers among women” corrected to “all cancers” and “cancers among men” corrected to “all cancers”.


Page 9- Title of Highest educational qualification graphs corrected from “2018–19” to “2017–19”.


Page 9- Under the heading No change in the employment rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales, last sentence in the second paragraph changed from:



  • “Nationally, there was a small increase in the employment rate for non-Indigenous Australians over this period.”


to:



  • “Nationally, the employment rate for Indigenous Australians changed little over this period, while for non-Indigenous Australians there was a small increase.”


Page 10- At the end of 1st paragraph after the mid-page heading Decrease in the proportion of Indigenous Australians in New South Wales living in low income households:



  • “40%” corrected to “44%”


Page 17- Title of People taking own leave from hospital graph—inserted “(age-standardised)”.

Page 6- First paragraph following the Cancer death rates graphs:



  • "Cancers among women” corrected to “all cancers” and “cancers among men” corrected to “all cancers”.


Page 9- Title of Highest educational qualification graphs corrected from “2018–19” to “2017–19”.


Page 9- Under the heading No change in the employment rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales, last sentence in the second paragraph changed from:



  • “Nationally, there was a small increase in the employment rate for non-Indigenous Australians over this period.”


to:



  • “Nationally, the employment rate for Indigenous Australians changed little over this period, while for non-Indigenous Australians there was a small increase.”


Page 17- Title of People taking own leave from hospital graph—inserted “(age-standardised)”.

Page 6- First paragraph following the Cancer death rates graphs:



  • "Cancers among women” corrected to “all cancers” and “cancers among men” corrected to “all cancers”.


Page 9- Title of Highest educational qualification graphs corrected from “2018–19” to “2017–19”.


Page 9- Under the heading No change in the employment rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales, last sentence in the second paragraph changed from:



  • “Nationally, there was a small increase in the employment rate for non-Indigenous Australians over this period.”


to:



  • “Nationally, the employment rate for Indigenous Australians changed little over this period, while for non-Indigenous Australians there was a small increase.”


Page 17- Title of People taking own leave from hospital graph—inserted “(age-standardised)”.

Page 7- Under the heading Decrease in rate of low birthweight babies born to Indigenous mothers in South Australia:



  • Second sentence under this heading, “decreased from 15% to 12%” corrected to “decreased from 16% to 12%”.


Page 9- Title of Highest educational qualification graphs corrected from “2018–19” to “2017–19”.


Page 9- Under the heading No change in the employment rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales, last sentence in the second paragraph changed from:



  • “Nationally, there was a small increase in the employment rate for non-Indigenous Australians over this period.”


to:



  • “Nationally, the employment rate for Indigenous Australians changed little over this period, while for non-Indigenous Australians there was a small increase.”


Page 17- In the table Most common reasons Indigenous Australians did not see a health care provider when needed, percentage for South Australia who gave the reason “Too busy” (row 2, column 1) corrected from “33%” to “34%”.


Page 17- Title of People taking own leave from hospital graph—inserted “(age-standardised)”.

Page 5- Title of Highest educational qualification graphs corrected from “2018–19” to “2017–19”.


Page 6- Under the heading No change in the employment rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales, last sentence in the second paragraph changed from:



  • “Nationally, there was a small increase in the employment rate for non-Indigenous Australians over this period.”


to:



  • “Nationally, the employment rate for Indigenous Australians changed little over this period, while for non-Indigenous Australians there was a small increase.”


Page 6- Under the heading Over 1 in 3 Indigenous adults in Tasmania live in low income households:



  • Third paragraph under this heading, proportion of Indigenous Australians that could not raise $2,000 in a week corrected from “42%” to “41%”.


Page 13- Title of People taking own leave from hospital graph—inserted “(age-standardised)”.

Page 4- Under the heading Falls are the leading cause of hospitalisations from injury among Indigenous Australians in the Australian Capital Territory, typographical error corrected from “Australan” to “Australian”.


Page 4- Under the heading Cardiovascular disease—prevalence among Indigenous Australians in the Australian Capital Territory similar to national rate:



  • First sentence under this heading, number of Indigenous Australians in the Australian Capital Territory corrected from “1,100” to “1,200”.


Page 5- Under the heading Around 1 in 8 babies born to Indigenous mothers in the Australian Capital Territory had a low birthweight:



  • Second sentence under this heading, percentage of low birthweight babies born to Indigenous mothers living in the Australian Capital Territory (excluding multiple births) corrected from “13%” to “14%”.


Page 6- Title of Highest educational qualification graphs corrected from “2018–19” to “2017–19”.


Page 6- Under the heading No change in the employment rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales, last sentence in the second paragraph changed from:



  • “Nationally, there was a small increase in the employment rate for non-Indigenous Australians over this period.”


to:



  • “Nationally, the employment rate for Indigenous Australians changed little over this period, while for non-Indigenous Australians there was a small increase.”


Page 14- Title of People taking own leave from hospital graph—inserted “(age-standardised)”.

Page 6- First paragraph following the Cancer death rates graphs:



  • "Cancers among women” corrected to “all cancers” and “cancers among men” corrected to “all cancers”.


Page 8- Mortality rates of children aged 0–4, 1998–2018 graphs:



  • Northern Territory graph replaced, as the data for non-Indigenous Australians was incorrect.


Page 9- Title of Highest educational qualification graphs corrected from “2018–19” to “2017–19”.


Page 9- Highest educational qualification among those aged 20–64, 2018–19 graphs:



  • Northern Territory graph replaced, as the data for non-Indigenous Australians was incorrect.


Page 9- Under the heading No change in the employment rate among Indigenous Australians in New South Wales, last sentence in the second paragraph changed from:



  • “Nationally, there was a small increase in the employment rate for non-Indigenous Australians over this period.”


to:



  • “Nationally, the employment rate for Indigenous Australians changed little over this period, while for non-Indigenous Australians there was a small increase.”


Page 17- Title of People taking own leave from hospital graph—inserted “(age-standardised)”.