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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.
$157 billion was spent on welfare in 2015–16, up from $117 billion in 2006–07
In 2013–14, 39% of people aged 25–34 own a home—compared with 60% in 1988–89
1 in 6 women have experienced physical or sexual violence
9.3% of all employed people in 2016 were ‘underemployed’
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