How are they faring?

How are they faring? South Australia’s 2020 Report Card shows that most young South Australians under 18 years are faring well. Most are healthy, safe from abuse, neglect and crime, have supportive early learning and development experiences, and are gaining skills for independent living and civil engagement.

CYP ‘Stat’ of the week

Did you know?


More than 4,200 children birth to 6 years had an approved NDIS plan (March 2020)

Policy Brief 1: South Australia’s surprising downward trend in AEDC results

highlights the need to proactively monitor the development of all children in South Australia from birth to school age. It provides crucial evidence to guide decision-making and planning to improve outcomes in terms of health, wellbeing and academic success.

CYP Facts

370,000 children and young people under 18 years are estimated to be living in South Australia
including 18,000 Aboriginal children and young people     Learn more >


Engagement in education and the workforce is a dashboard report that visually displays data on the levels of enrolment and involvement of young South Australians (15-19 years) in school, accredited training courses, higher education and the workforce.   Learn more >

Health Snapshots

Illicit drugs – New!

Consumption of unhealthy food and drink

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Safety Snapshots

Out-of-home care – New!

Victims of assault

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Wellbeing Snapshots

Social media – New!

Body image

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Education Snapshots

Students with disability – New!

Science literacy

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Citizenship Snapshots

Country of birth – New!

Young carers

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