Social briefs

Changes to social briefs

The Department of Treasury and Finance’s social indicator briefs, which drew on various external sources of data, have been replaced with links to social statistical publications.

If you have any queries, email intergovrelations.dtf@nt.gov.au.

Northern Territory social briefs provide the latest key social statistics for the Territory. These briefs cover a broad range of social indicators, such as population, family and community, health and welfare, education and training, employment, economic resources and other areas of social concern. The briefs draw on various sources of data including Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australian Bureau of Statistics and National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Social statistical information

The below table provides external links to the latest statistical information produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS); Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA); Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC); Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW); National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER); NT Police, Fire & Emergency Services (NTPFES); and the Productivity Commission (PC).

The Department of Treasury and Finance previously published social indicator briefs, ceasing in July 2022. These briefs drew on various sources of data including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australian Bureau of Statistics and National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Read archived social indicator briefs

ReportSource How often Last release date Link to publication
Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in Australia AIHW Annually 12/04/2022 Acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia, 2016–2020, Summary - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)
Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia AIHW Annually 14/04/2022 Alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia: early insights, About - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)
Apprentices and trainees NCVER Quarterly 26/07/2022 ncver.edu.au/research-and-statistics/publications/all-publications/apprentices-and-trainees-2021-december-quarter
Births, Australia ABS Annually 8/12/2021 abs.gov.au/statistics/people/population/births-australia/latest-release
Causes of Death, Australia ABS Annually 29/09/2021 abs.gov.au/statistics/health/causes-death/causes-death-australia/latest-release
Child Protection Australia AIHW Annually 15/06/2022  aihw.gov.au/reports/child-protection/child-protection-australia-2020-21/contents/about
Closing the Gap PC Annually 01/07/2022 pc.gov.au/closing-the-gap-data/annual-data-report
Corrective Services, Australia ABS Quarterly 10/03/2022 abs.gov.au/statistics/people/crime-and-justice/corrective-services-australia/latest-release
Crime Victimisation, Australia ABS Annually 22/02/2022 abs.gov.au/statistics/people/crime-and-justice/crime-victimisation-australia/latest-release
Criminal Courts, Australia ABS Annually 24/02/2022 abs.gov.au/statistics/people/crime-and-justice/criminal-courts-australia/latest-release
Federal Defendants, Australia ABS Annually 23/06/2021 abs.gov.au/statistics/people/crime-and-justice/federal-defendants-australia/latest-release
Government-funded students and courses (Annual) NCVER Annually 12/07/2022 ncver.edu.au/research-and-statistics/publications/all-publications/government-funded-students-and-courses-2021
Government-funded students and courses (Quarterly) NCVER Quarterly 1/03/2022 Government-funded students and courses – January to September 2021 (ncver.edu.au)
Housing assistance in Australia AIHW Annually 29/06/2022 Housing assistance in Australia, About - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)
Indigenous Expenditure Report PC 3 yearly 26/10/2017 Indigenous Expenditure Report 2017 - Productivity Commission (pc.gov.au)
Life Expectancy ABS Annually 4/11/2021 Life tables, 2018 - 2020 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Migration, Australia ABS Annually 17/12/2021 Overseas Migration, 2020-21 financial year | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
NAPLAN Results ACARA Annually 1/08/2021 NAPLAN results (acara.edu.au)
National Drug Strategy Household Survey AIHW 3 yearly 16/07/2020 National Drug Strategy Household Survey 2019, Summary - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)
Northern Territory Crime Statistics NTPFES Monthly 20/07/2022 Statistical publications | NT Police, Fire & Emergency Services
Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage PC 4 yearly 3/12/2020 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage - Productivity Commission (pc.gov.au)
Patient experiences in Australia by small geographic areas AIHW Annually 3/09/2021 Patient experiences in Australia by small geographic areas in 2019–20, About - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)
Personal Income in Australia ABS Annually 17/12/2021 Personal Income in Australia, 2014-15 to 2018-19 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Preschool Education, Australia ABS Annually 23/03/2022 Preschool Education, Australia, 2021 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Prisoners in Australia ABS Annually 9/12/2021 Prisoners in Australia, 2021 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Recorded Crimes - Offenders ABS Annually 10/02/2022 Recorded Crime - Offenders, 2020-21 financial year | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Recorded Crimes - Victims, Australia ABS Annually 28/07/2022 Recorded Crime - Victims, 2021 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Regional Population by age and sex ABS Annually 27/08/2021 Regional population by age and sex, 2020 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Regional Population, Australia ABS Annually 26/07/2022 Regional population, 2021 financial year | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Report on Government Services PC Annually 7/06/2022 Report on Government Services - Productivity Commission (pc.gov.au)
Schools, Australia ABS Annually 23/02/2022 Schools, 2021 | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Specialist homelessness services annual report AIHW Annually 7/12/2021 Specialist homelessness services annual report 2020–21, About - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)
Targeting Scams ACCC Annually 7/06/2021 Targeting scams: report of the ACCC on scam activity 2020 | ACCC
VET in Schools NCVER Annually 20/07/2022 VET in Schools 2021 (ncver.edu.au)
VET qualification completion rates NCVER Annually 7/09/2021 Search results (ncver.edu.au)
Water Account, Australia ABS Bi Annually 20/10/2021 Water Account, Australia, 2019-20 financial year | Australian Bureau of Statistics (abs.gov.au)
Youth detention population in Australia AIHW Annually 14/12/2021 Youth detention population in Australia 2021, Summary - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)
Youth justice in Australia AIHW Annually 31/03/2022 Youth justice in Australia 2020–21, Summary - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (aihw.gov.au)

For further information regarding the Northern Territory Social Briefs or to obtain an alternative format, contact the Economic Group on 08 8999 6801 or email: economics.dtf@nt.gov.au


Last updated: 08 July 2022

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