Australian Bureau of Statistics
4123.1 - New South Wales' Young People, 1996
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/09/1998
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New picture of young people in New South Wales
A new publication released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the National Youth Affairs Research Scheme uses 1996 Census data to provide a unique insight into 12 to 25 year-olds in New South Wales.
The publication examines young people in terms of their distribution around the State, their cultural diversity, living arrangements, education status and working life. Additionally, it compares New South Wales' young people with the rest of the nation, and provides summary data on young people for all local government areas in NSW. Publications about youth in other States and Territories will be released over the next few weeks.
The National Youth Affairs Research Scheme is a cooperative arrangement between the Commonwealth and State and Territory Governments to facilitate research into issues affecting young people.
Among the publication's key findings are that:
Details are in New South Wales' Young People, 1996 (cat. no. 4123.1) available in ABS bookshops in all capital cities. Main findings of the publication are available from this site.
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