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Research Report: Data digest
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Data digest  ( 2004 )  Cite this report

Ch 2. Demographic characteristics of service users



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Gender


This section compares the proportion of inquiries from men and women and the distribution of inquiries by area of law for men and women.

Services with relevant data are the Legal Aid NSW Information/Advice Service, the Legal Aid NSW Duty Solicitor Service and NSW Community Legal Centres (Generalist and Specialist). See also data from the Women’s Information and Referral Service in Appendix 2.

For more information

Commonwealth Office of the Status of Women, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Window on Women: Women's Data Warehouse, 2003, <http://www.windowonwomen.gov.au/>.

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Publications and Statistics by Subject—Women, 1995-1999, <http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/bocsar1.nsf/pages/pub_utoz#women>.

NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Apprehended Violence Orders Statistics for NSW, 1996-2002, <http://www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au/bocsar1.nsf/pages/pub_atoc#avo>.

  


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Scott, S, Eyland, A , Gray, A, Zhou, A & Coumarelos, C 2004, Data digest, a compendium of services usage data from NSW legal assistance and dispute resolution services 1999-2002, Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, Sydney, 2004