Fact sheets

Brief, statistical publications which outline changing family trends.

Stay-at-home dads

Facts Sheet— May 2017

This Families Week fact sheet takes a close look at the data about "stay-at-home dads", to see if that perception matches reality.

Man and child washing dishes

The modern Australian family

Facts Sheet— May 2016

Explores the different phases of family, from the families we live with as children to the families we form as we grow older.

The modern Australian family

Parents working out work

Australian Family Trends No. 1 — April 2013

This sheet presents statistical information about trends in parents' engagement in paid work, examining mothers' and fathers' employment patterns

Parents working out work

Past and present adoptions in Australia

Daryl Higgins
Facts Sheet— February 2012

Provides a summary of the ways in which adoption currently operates, past adoption practices, and the potential impacts adoption has on those involved

Past and present adoptions in Australia

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