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Social exclusion among selected groups in Australia,%, 2015

  Deep exclusion Marginal exclusion All social exclusion
Gender  
Males 4.816.120.9
Females 5.818.323.7
Age  
Under 15 years* 5.7 16.8 22.5
15 to 24 years 4.216.520.7
25 to 49 years 4.0 13.617.6
50 to 64 years 5.417.5 22.9
65+ years 9.228.737.9
Country of birth   
Australia 5.716.6 22.2
Other English-speaking 3.5 14.7 18.3
Non–English speaking 4.7 20.3 25.0
Indigenous background   
Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander
18.0 25.943.9
Health   
Long-term ill health/disability 17.4 33.4 50.8
Education   
Degree 1.97.99.8
Diploma 2.8 9.912.7
Certificate III/IV 5.116.8 21.9
Year 12 3.816.019.8
Year 11 or less 12.2 33.745.9
Housing type
Home-owner  3.818.7 22.4
Mortgagee 2.3 13.315.6
Private renter 8.120.028.1
Public housing tenant 36.031.0 67.0
Household  type   
Couple 4.2 21.525.7
Couple with children 3.215.1 18.3
Lone parent with children 13.2 27.6 40.9
Single person 10.4 17.427.8

* Results for age-group under 15 years derived from household data.

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Social exclusion in Australia by gender, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion       
Males 18.717.8 16.8 18.2 18.3 18.618.1 19.719.820.9
Females 25.0 24.9 21.6 22.5 25.0 23.9 23.4 24.323.023.7
Deep exclusion       
Males  3.9 4.0 3.9 4.2 4.44.1 3.7 4.75.3 4.8
Females  5.05.9 5.1 5.5 6.06.0 5.0 5.65.3 5.8

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Social exclusion in Australia by age group, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion       
Under 15 years 20.9 22.0 18.4 19.4 20.0 19.619.2 21.5 20.522.5
15 to 24 years 18.519.017.120.1 21.7 20.722.0 21.2 21.520.7
25 to 49 years 16.416.114.6 14.8 16.2 16.2 15.1 16.717.0 17.6
50 to 64 years 23.4 23.6 22.4 21.0 24.6 21.8 22.223.0 21.822.9
65+ years 37.843.9 36.436.4 40.9 36.6 35.3 31.0 38.4 37.9
Deep exclusion
Under 15 years 4.7 5.2 5.6 5.9 4.24.24.2 5.15.25.7
15 to 24 years 3.14.1 3.3 4.1 5.3 4.0 4.14.3 4.64.2
25 to 49 years 3.3 4.0 3.4 3.7 3.53.23.3 3.83.74.0
50 to 64 years 4.3 6.0 4.9 4.7 5.1 5.5 5.7 5.15.85.4
65+ years 6.411.8 6.9 9.1 9.1 6.8 7.1 5.3 7.79.2

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Social exclusion in Australia by country of birth, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion       
Australia 21.320.918.5 19.8 20.7 20.6 20.1 21.3 21.422.5
Other English-speaking 17.620.0 22.6 18.6 22.8 18.317.1 22.0 16.118.3
Non–English speaking 27.9 25.7 21.624.8 27.1 25.8 25.9 25.324.925.0
Deep exclusion       
Australia 4.34.4 4.0 4.7 4.9 4.74.7 5.2 5.6 5.7
Other English-speaking 4.34.8 4.65.1 7.1 3.63.14.7 3.3 3.5
Non–English speaking 5.4 8.4 7.45.95.8 5.54.0 5.3 5.44.7

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Social exclusion for Indigenous Australians, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion       
All Australians 21.921.419.220.4 21.7 21.320.8 22.121.4 22.3
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44.642.0 37.8 43.0 45.454.6 41.644.3 45.243.9
Deep exclusion       
All Australians 4.4 5.04.54.9 5.24.7 4.4 5.25.35.3
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 15.3 12.6 10.517.314.7 20.49.9 19.7 19.218.0

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Social exclusion for Australians with a long-term health condition or disability, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion       
Persons with long-term ill health/ disability 50.2 48.245.9 44.447.8 47.344.8 47.349.0 50.8
Deep exclusion      
Persons with long-term ill health/ disability 13.716.6 15.0 15.5 15.815.815.0 16.718.3 17.4

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Social exclusion in Australia by education, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion       
Degree 8.26.87.07.8 8.49.810.7 10.710.29.8
Diploma 12.6 11.5 11.711.9 11.4 15.1 16.314.312.8 12.7
Certificate III/IV 17.616.3 14.614.716.2 16.2 17.1 19.418.8 21.9
Year 12 16.0 18.2 13.9 17.0 18.419.1 18.6 18.6 18.819.8
Year 11 or less 40.140.5 37.8 40.144.042.145.0 45.0 44.5 45.9
Deep exclusion       
Degree 1.31.11.3 1.11.41.2 1.31.82.01.9
Diploma 2.3 1.8 2.3 2.72.3 4.22.83.0 2.62.8
Certificate III/IV 3.3 3.7 3.53.64.14.1 3.84.8 5.55.1
Year 12 2.8 4.32.62.8 3.73.3 3.5 3.33.23.8
Year 11 or less 8.9 10.0 9.511.0 11.410.3 9.912.112.412.2

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Social exclusion in Australia by household type, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion       
Couple 26.2 26.3 24.7 25.626.6 26.024.925.6 25.5 25.7
Couple with children 18.317.015.1 16.1 16.1 17.5 17.3 17.4 17.318.3
Lone parent with children 39.042.831.538.041.8 41.340.2 40.739.2 40.9
Single person 34.635.2 33.735.736.637.8 37.437.537.038.3
Deep exclusion       
Couple 4.1 4.53.6 4.33.9 3.93.3 3.93.73.8
Couple with children 2.9 3.03.12.73.1 2.62.5 2.93.63.2
Lone parent with children 9.211.5 9.5 11.412.4 12.310.8 13.9 11.213.2
Single person 7.27.88.18.58.19.0 8.78.8 9.4
10.4

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Social exclusion in Australia by housing type, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion
Home-owners 21.7 20.618.8 20.0 21.621.220.8 23.2 23.322.4
Mortgagees 16.015.6 14.0 13.814.913.914.413.813.415.6
Private renters 26.027.525.3 27.029.027.425.9 28.2 26.8 28.1
Public housing tenants 62.362.9 53.057.1 62.5 66.0 67.6 71.969.2 67.0
Deep exclusion
Home-owners 3.44.13.7 4.13.84.03.7 3.64.23.8
Mortgagees 2.22.42.42.32.92.52.32.32.52.3
Private renters 6.87.4 7.98.38.06.16.0 8.07.7 8.1
Public housing tenants 24.928.817.321.324.9 30.828.735.337.4 36.0

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Percentage of Australians experiencing each social exclusion indicator, average, 2006–15

Indicator  Average 2006–15
Material resources
Low income  18.1
Low net worth 36.4
Low consumption 13.8
Financial hardship 5.6
Financial status 3.2
Employment 
Jobless household 11.3
Long-term unemployment 0.6
Unemployment 3.4
Underemployment 10.1
Marginal attachment to workforce 16.6
Education and skills
Low education 28.8
Low literacy 3.2
Low numeracy 4.8
Poor English 2.9
Little work experience 12.9
Health 
Poor general health 18.3
Poor physical health 11.0
Poor mental health 9.8
Long-term health condition or disability 27.6
Disabled child 3.2
Social connection
Little social support 1.5
Infrequent social activity 11.6
Community 
Low neighbourhood quality 1.5
Disconnection from community 12.9
Low satisfaction with neighbourhood 4.4
Low membership of clubs and associations 16.9
Low volunteer activity 20.2
Personal safety
Victim of violence 1.3
Victim of property crime 3.6
Feeling of being unsafe 2.8

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Levels of social exclusion and income poverty, %, 2006–15

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All social exclusion 21.921.4 19.220.421.721.3 20.8 22.1 21.4 22.3
Marginal exclusion 17.5 16.5 14.8 15.5 16.616.6 16.416.916.1 17.0
Deep exclusion 4.45.0 4.54.9 5.2 4.74.45.2 5.35.3
Income poverty (below 60% of median income) 17.4 20.0 19.0 18.518.718.7 18.0 17.817.417.6

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Persistence of social exclusion for Australians, %, 2006–15

Number of years excluded 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Period 2006–15
All social exclusion 56.515.48.9 5.3 3.4 3.02.3 2.01.51.10.6
Deep exclusion 87.2 5.9 2.4 1.5 1.0 0.90.4 0.3 0.40.2 0.0

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The social exclusion monitor is the work of the Brotherhood of St Laurence and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (MIAESR). This page was updated using analysis of Wave 15 of the HILDA Survey in December 2017.

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