Report Cards

How are South Australia’s children and young people faring?

How are they faring? South Australia’s 2023 Report Card for children and young people is the fourth report of population-level outcomes for children and young people from birth to 18 years under South Australia’s Outcomes Framework for Children and Young People (framework).

 

South Australia’s 2022 Report Card

How are they faring? South Australia’s 2022 Report Card shows that most children and young people under 18 years are faring well, however, national comparison shows that, proportionally, more young South Australians live in disadvantaged socio-economic circumstances (53.6%, compared to 38.0% nationally). The report card also shows that data gaps/lags/quality hamper informed decisions to improve the outcomes of all children and young people in SA.

South Australia’s 2021 Report Card

How are they faring? South Australia’s 2021 Report Card for children and young people, provides an evidence-base to inform strategies, set objectives and implement policies to improve outcomes for young South Australians under 18 years. This second report card of population-level outcomes includes three data tables that provide trend snapshots for the 67 measures of the framework and highlight data shortfalls. The report makes one priority recommendation for collective action in 2022.

South Australia’s 2020 Report Card

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.