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1.18 Social and emotional wellbeing

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Data tables: 1.18 Social and emotional wellbeing
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List of tables in measure 1.18


  • Table D1.18.1: Selected family and culture characteristics, by age group, Indigenous persons (15 years and over), 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.2: Selected population characteristics of Indigenous persons (18 and over) reporting high levels of psychological distress 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.3: Persons (18 and over) reporting high/very high levels of psychological distress, by Indigenous status, remoteness, age, sex and jurisdiction, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.4: Remoteness by personal stressors experienced in last 12 months, Indigenous Australians aged 15 and over 2014–15

  • Table D1.18.5: Levels of psychological distress, by selected characteristics, Indigenous persons (15 years and over), 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.6: Levels of psychological distress, by selected socioeconomic and health characteristics, Indigenous persons (18 years and over), 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.7: Levels of psychological distress, by selected household and health risk factors, Indigenous persons (18 years and over), 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.8: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons aged 18 and over, Social and Emotional Wellbeing items (PMS), 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.9: Mean Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) total score, by age, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children aged 4–17 years, WA, 2001, 2002

  • Table D1.18.10: Proportion of Aboriginal children aged 4–17 years at low, moderate and high risk of clinically significant emotional or behavioural difficulties, by number of life stress events, WA, 2001, 2002

  • Table D1.18.11: Proportion of Aboriginal young people who had seriously thought about ending own life, by sex and age, WA, 2001, 2002

  • Table D1.18.12: Deaths from mental health-related conditions by Indigenous status, sex and age group, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2015–2019

  • Table D1.18.13: Deaths from mental health-related conditions for Indigenous Australians, by sex, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2015–2019

  • Table D1.18.14: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age group, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.15: Hospitalisations for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, jurisdiction and sex, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.16: Hospitalisations with a principal diagnosis of mental health-related condition, by Indigenous status and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.18: Hospitalisations with a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and other consequences of external causes and a first reported external cause of self-harm, by Indigenous status, sex and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.19: Average length of stay in hospital (days), principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status and sex, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.20: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates, rate ratios and rate differences from mental health-related conditions as principal diagnosis, NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D1.18.21: Problems relating to mental health managed by general practitioners, by Indigenous status of patient, April 2010–March 2015

  • Table D1.18.22: Intentional self-harm mortality rates, by Indigenous status, age and sex, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2015–2019

  • Table D1.18.23: Intentional self harm mortality rates by Indigenous status by age (to 75+) and sex, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2011–15 (table no longer provided - please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D1.18.24: Intentional self-harm mortality rates, by Indigenous status and sex, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2006 to 2019

  • Table D1.18.25: Intentional self-harm mortality rates, by Indigenous status and age, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2006 to 2019

  • Table D1.18.26: Intentional self-harm mortality rates, by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2006 to 2019

  • Table D1.18.27: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, by Indigenous status, sex and age group, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.28: Hospitalisations for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, by Indigenous status, jurisdiction and sex, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.29: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates, rate ratios and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D1.18.30: Intentional self-harm mortality rates, by Indigenous status and jurisdiction, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2015–2019

  • Table D1.18.31: Intentional self harm mortality rates by Indigenous status and sex, NSW, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 1998–2015 (table no longer provided - please refer to HPF 2017 Archived data tables)

  • Table D1.18.32: Selected personal stressors by age, Indigenous status and sex, persons aged 15 and over 2014–2015

  • Table D1.18.33: Long-term mental health condition, by selected conditions, by sex, by remoteness, people aged 18 and over, 2018–19 (proportion)

  • Table D1.18.34: Long-term mental health condition, by selected type of condition, by sex, by age, people aged 18 and over, 2018–19 (proportion)

  • Table D1.18.35: K5 level of psychological distress, people aged 18 or over (age-standardised) by remoteness, 2004–05, 2008, 2011–13, 2014–15 and 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.36: K5 level of psychological distress, Indigenous people aged 18 or over, by jurisdiction, 2004–05, 2008, 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.37: K5 level of psychological distress, people aged 18 years and over, by age group, 2004–05, 2008, 2011–13, 2014–15, 2017–18 and 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.38: Hospitalisations for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, jurisdiction and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.39: Hospitalisations for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, by Indigenous status, jurisdiction and remoteness, Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.40: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons aged 18 and over, Social and Emotional Wellbeing items (MSPSS), 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.41: Social and Emotional Wellbeing items, by sex, Indigenous persons aged 18 and over living in non-remote areas, 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.42: Social and Emotional Wellbeing items, by sex and remoteness, Indigenous persons aged 18 and over, 2018–19

  • Table D1.18.43: History of mental health condition diagnosis, by selected conditions, sex and remoteness, Indigenous people aged 18 and over, 2018–19


  • Table D1.18.14 NSW: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age, New South Wales and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17 NSW: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, New South Wales and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.20 NSW: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, New South Wales and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D1.18.29 NSW: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, New South Wales and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17


  • Table D1.18.14 Vic: Age-specific hospitalisation rates (per 1,000 population) for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status and sex, Victoria and Australia, July 2013 to June 2015

  • Table D1.18.17 Vic: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, Victoria and Australia, July 2013 to June 2015

  • Table D1.18.20 Vic: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, Victoria and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2014–15

  • Table D1.18.29 Vic: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, Victoria and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2014–15


  • Table D1.18.14 Qld: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age, Queensland and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17 Qld: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, Queensland and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.20 Qld: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, Queensland and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D1.18.29 Qld: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, Queensland and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17


  • Table D1.18.14 WA: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age, Western Australia and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17 WA: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, Western Australia and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.20 WA: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, Western Australia and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D1.18.29 WA: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, Western Australia and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17


  • Table D1.18.14 SA: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age, South Australia and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17 SA: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, South Australia and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.20 SA: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, South Australia and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D1.18.29 SA: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, South Australia and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17


  • Table D1.18.14 Tas: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age, Tasmania and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17 Tas: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, Tasmania and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017


  • Table D1.18.14 ACT: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age, Australian Capital Territory and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17 ACT: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, Australian Capital Territory and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017


  • Table D1.18.14 NT: Age-specific hospitalisation rates for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by Indigenous status, sex and age, Northern Territory and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.17 NT: Hospitalisations of Indigenous persons for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, by type of condition and sex, Northern Territory and Australia, July 2015 to June 2017

  • Table D1.18.20 NT: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of mental health-related conditions, Northern Territory and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

  • Table D1.18.29 NT: Age-standardised hospitalisation rates and rate differences for a principal diagnosis of injury and poisoning and a first reported external cause of self-harm, Northern Territory and NSW, Vic, Qld, WA, SA and NT, 2004–05 to 2016–17

Data sources

This measure was last updated on 27 May 2022. See table below for details of updates by data source.

Updates to measure content by data source

Topic

Data source

Latest time period reported

Measure content last updated

Deaths

National Mortality Database (NMD)

2019

27 May 2022

Burden of disease

Australian Burden of Disease Study 2018

2018

27 May 2022

Hospitalisations

National Hospital Morbidity Database (NHMD)

2015–17

8 Dec 2020

Primary health care

The Bettering the Evaluation And Care of Health (BEACH) survey

2015–16(a)

8 Dec 2020

Prevalence (survey, self-report)

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS) and National Health Survey (NHS)(b)

2018–19 (NATSIHS) and  2017–18 (NHS)

8 Dec 2020

 

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (AATSIHS) and Australian Health Survey (AHS)(c)

2012–13 (AATSIHS), 2011–12 (AHS)

8 Dec 2020

 

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) and General Social Survey (GSS)(d)

2014-15 (NATSISS) and 2014 (GSS)

8 Dec 2020

(a) Survey has now ceased, so no further updates will be published.

(b) Data for Indigenous Australians sourced from the NATSIHS, with non-Indigenous comparisons based on the NHS.

(c) Data for Indigenous Australians sourced from the AATSIHS, with non-Indigenous comparisons based on the AHS.

(d) Data for Indigenous Australians sourced from the NATSISS, with non-Indigenous comparisons based on the GSS.

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