In measuring social exclusion we found that more women than men are socially excluded each year – 26% compared to 22% for men in 2017.
When it comes to deep social exclusion, 5.9% of women are deeply excluded, compared with 5.3% of men in 2017.
Over the period 2008–17, social exclusion has worsened for men, while remaining fairly steady (but higher) for women.
In the graph below the ‘all social exclusion’ lines show the total of marginal social exclusion and deep social exclusion.
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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 17 of the HILDA Survey in November 2019.