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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2017. Australia's welfare 2017. Cat. no. AUS 214. Canberra: AIHW. doi:10.25816/5eba1cfd4fd5a
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2017). Australia's welfare 2017. Canberra: AIHW.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Australia's welfare 2017. AIHW, 2017.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Australia's welfare 2017. Canberra: AIHW; 2017.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2017, Australia's welfare 2017, AIHW, Canberra.
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Australia’s welfare 2017 is the 13th biennial welfare report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. This comprehensive report provides an authoritative overview of the wellbeing of Australians, examining a wide range of relevant topics.
9.3% of all employed people in 2016 were ‘underemployed’
$157 billion was spent on welfare in 2015–16, up from $117 billion in 2006–07
1 in 6 women have experienced physical or sexual violence
In 2013–14, 39% of people aged 25–34 own a home—compared with 60% in 1988–89
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