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 4,300 children and young people under the age of 18 are in out-of-home care (31 May 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

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 >


Babies are born healthy is a dashboard report that visually displays data by region, for six key measures that may affect the early development and outcomes of children born in South Australia.   Learn more >

Health Snapshots

Consumption of unhealthy food and drink – New!

Mental health

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Safety Snapshots

Victims of assault – New!

Secure care and supervision

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Wellbeing Snapshots

Body image – New!

Satisfaction with life

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Education Snapshots

Science literacy – New!


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Citizenship Snapshots

Young carers – New!

Household advantage and disadvantage

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