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Australia’s welfare is the AIHW’s report card on the wellbeing of Australians across the domains of healthy living, autonomy and participation, and social cohesion. This page presents selected key findings from the 2013 report. For more information, see:


Infographic showing 6 times as many people aged 85+ in 2012 as there were in 1972.

6x

as many people aged 85+ in 2012 as there were in 1972.


Infographic showing 56% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are aged under 25. For the Australian population overall, this rate was 32%.

56%

of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are aged under 25. For the Australian population overall, this rate was 32%.


Infographic showing 1 in 4 people in regional and remote areas lived in a lower income household in 2009–10. In capital cities, this rate was 1 in 6.

1 in 4

people in regional and remote areas lived in a lower income household in 2009–10. In capital cities, this rate was 1 in 6. 



Infographic showing $314 per week on average, the lowest paid one-fifth of households earned this after tax. The highest paid one-fifth earned $1704 per week after tax.

$314 per week

on average, the lowest paid one-fifth of households earned this after tax. The highest paid one-fifth earned $1704 per week after tax.


Infographic showing over 1 in 3 (36%) of Australian adults were volunteers in 2010.

Over 1 in 3

(36%) of Australian adults were volunteers in 2010


Infographic showing 6 in 10 carers are women. Many are aged 45 to 64.

6 in 10

carers are women. Many are aged 45 to 64.