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Citizenship and Governance
 


Citizenship and Governance explores the understandings of citizenship and the interaction between individuals and governance processes. It includes the ability to make decisions, have appropriate representation of views and to have the knowledge of and ability to exercise rights and responsibilities.

Survey results

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (cat. no. 4714.0)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey 1994: Detailed Findings, 1994 (cat. no. 4190.0)


Articles

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing: A focus on Children and Youth; 2011 (cat. no. 4725.0)

The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2010 (cat. no. 4704.0)

Framework for Measuring Wellbeing: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2010 (cat. no. 4703.0)

Feature Article: Indigenous Disadvantage and Selected Measures of Wellbeing, Yearbook Chapter, 2009–10 (cat. no. 1301.0)


Microdata

Microdata: National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, Expanded CURF, 2008 (cat. no. 4720.0.55.001)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2002, Expanded

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Survey, 1994 (Basic and Expanded)
Citizenship Statistics



SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over, by Remoteness area, Australia–2008

Major cities
Regional areas
Remote areas
Australia
%
%
%
%
Whether participated in sporting, social or community activities in last 12 months
Participated
92.7
91.7
93.4
92.5
Did not participate
7.3
8.3
6.6
7.5
Whether able to get support in time of crisis from outside household
Able to get support
89.3
89.4
87.1
88.8
Not able to get support
10.7
10.6
12.9
11.2
How often feels able to have a say within community on important issues
All of the time
10.1
8.5
13.1
10.2
Most of the time
17.5
12.7
14.8
14.7
Some of the time
20.0
23.4
27.0
23.2
A little of the time
21.0
23.7
18.6
21.5
None of the time
31.4
31.8
26.6
30.4



Source: Table 02; National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey, 2008 (cat. no. 4714.0)




Commonwealth of Australia 2008

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