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.

Outcomes Framework

South Australia’s first ever Outcomes Framework for Children and Young People, which aims to help our youngest citizens to start well, grow strong and experience a good life, has been formally adopted today.

CYP ‘Stat’ of the week

Did you know?


Almost 17 in 20 Year 4 to Year 10 students (84.8%) reported feeling optimistic about life in 2019

Outcomes Framework Data and Technical Report

The Data and Technical Report provides the detailed technical specifications for measures in South Australia’s Outcomes Framework for Children and Young People. The report captures the latest available data from a variety of state, national and international sources, to monitor, track and report the outcomes of children and young people, birth to 18 years, in five dimensions: health, safety, wellbeing, education and citizenship.

CYP Facts

368,600 children and young people under 18 years are estimated to be living in South Australia
including 17,800 Aboriginal children and young people     Learn more >

Health Snapshots

Mental health – New!

Fully immunised 5 year olds

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Safety Snapshots

Secure care and supervision – New!

Personal safety

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Wellbeing Snapshots

Satisfaction with life – New!


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Education Snapshots

Spelling – New!

PISA mathematical literacy

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Citizenship Snapshots

Household advantage and disadvantage – New!

Financial security

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