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Adults

25–49 years

Wayne Quilliam Photography

Overview

Adults aged 25–49 are in a period of life with many challenges and opportunities related to work, providing for a family, supporting elderly parents and taking on more responsibilities in their communities. It is when many health behaviours and risk factors start to have a big impact on health and wellbeing.

Key facts
244,841

Indigenous Australians aged 25−49 live in Australia

79%

of Indigenous Australians aged 25−49 had a current long term health condition

53%

of Indigenous Australians aged 25−49 were employed

12%

of Indigenous Australians aged 25−49 spoke an Indigenous Australian language at home

75%

of Indigenous Australians aged 25−49 recognised an area as homelands or traditional country

Indigenous adults aged 25−49, 30 June 2016
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