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 in 10 15-19 year-olds in South Australia reported feeling not at all concerned about financial security in 2019; however, almost 2 in 10 reported feeling very or extremely concerned about financial security

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

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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