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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, Jun 2012  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2012   
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Download the LATEST issue in full of Australian Social Trends June 2012 or see the individual articles below.

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Sexually transmissible infections
This article considers notification rates of major STIs and the estimated prevalence of genital herpes.
Podcast - Episode 6: AST Podcast via RSS
Duration: 8:18 min, filesize: 4.2MB,
updated monthly, download transcript
Our health risks -
how does Australia compare?
This article focuses on a number of different adult health risk factors and analyses the health risks of Australians in the international context.


Children with a disability
This article investigates the prevalence of disability among children, the types of disability most common and the need for assistance.
Podcast - Episode 4: AST Podcast via RSS
Duration: 8:31 min, filesize: 3.7MB,
updated monthly, download transcript

Child's play:
Children's participation in organised sport or dancing
This article looks at participation in organised sport or dancing for children, by selected characteristics relative to an average or typical situation.
Podcast - Episode 5: AST Podcast via RSS
Duration: 9:36 min, filesize: 4.3MB,
updated monthly, download transcript

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Do you use the data in these tables? If so, what do you use them for?
If you don't use them, is there a particular reason why?
We are currently determining whether we should continue to produce the Indicator tables and would appreciate your thoughts.
Please reply to social.reporting@abs.gov.au

Australian Social Trends includes national and state summary indicator sets across several broad areas of social concern. Two of nine indicator sets were released in September. You can download all the Excel spreadsheets below.
June 2012
- Education and training
- Other areas of social concern
September 2011
- Health
- International comparisons
December 2011
- Family and community
- Housing
- Economic resources
- Work
The Population indicator set (usually released in June) has been delayed so that the latest data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing can be included. It will be released as soon as possible.

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