Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW

Statistics 2000-2001



Total number of enquiries by ground 2000-01

No
%
Sex* 
2,767
17
Disability
2,002
12
Race
1,569
10
Age
841
5
Carer's responsibilities (from 1.3.01)
455
3
Not covered by ADA - carers responsibilities (before 1.3.01)
147
1
Homosexuality
315
2
Marital status
202
1
Racial vilification
161
1
Transgender
83
<1
Victimisation
74
<1
HIV-AIDS
48
<1
Homosexual vilification
45
<1
Other
24
<1
HIV-AIDS vilification
11
<1
Transgender vilification
5
<1
All grounds
1,077
7
Not covered by ADA - other
5,257
33
Not covered by ADA - work, not harassment
1,001
6
Total
16,084
100

*  Includes sexual harassment and pregnancy.
NB: The total number of enquiries by ground is greater than the total number of enquiries received because many enquiries are about multiple grounds.

Total number of enquiries by area 2000-01

No
%
Employment
8,623
55
Other
2,730
18
Goods and services
2,205
14
Accommodation
614
4
All areas
523
3
Education
504
3
Registered clubs
252
2
Vilification
175
1
Total
15,626
100

NB: The total number of enquiries by area is greater than the total number of enquiries received because many enquiries are about multiple areas.

Complaints received by ground and area 2000-01

Ground

Employ
Goods &
Svcs
Accom
Educ
Clubs
Racial
vil
Hom
vil
Trans
vil
Other
Total
Race
110
91
11
12
7
0
0
0
0
236
Racial
vilification
0
0
0
0
0
52
0
0
0
52
Sex
331
39
2
8
7
0
0
0
4
390
Marital status
11
3
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
16
Carers' responsibilities
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
Disability
157
129
16
36
7
0
0
0
4
349
Age
91
35
7
4
2
0
0
0
0
139
Compulsory
retirement
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Homosexuality
32
19
0
4
0
0
0
0
4
59
Homosexual vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
15
0
0
15
Transgender
2
13
3
0
2
0
0
0
0
20
Transgender vilification
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
1
Victimisation
118
6
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
129
Other
47
40
4
5
2
0
0
0
15
113
Unkown
17
13
3
0
0
0
0
0
14
47
Total
937
387
48
73
27
52
15
1
47
1,587

Type of employment complaints 2000-2001

No
%
Work environment & harassment
447
48
Dismissal
181
19
Recruitment/selection
133
14
Classification
86
9
Resignation
33
4
Retirement/redundancy
24
3
Demotion
14
1
Promotion
10
1
Transfer
7
1
Awards & enterprise agreements
2
<1
Total
937
100

Where the unfair treatment occurred at work

No
%
Private enterprise
497
53
State government
130
14
Individual male
82
9
Other
44
5
Hospital
35
4
Educational authority
35
4
Registered club
26
3
Local government
26
3
Non-profit association
19
2
Commonwealth govt
18
2
Individual female
9
1
Not known
6
<1
Media organisation
5
<1
Trade union
5
<1
Total
937
100

Sexual harassment complaints by area 2000-01

Area
Male
Female
Total
Employment
24
189
213
Goods and services
1
12
13
Education
0
5
5
Total
25
206
231

Ground of complaints received by sex of complainant 2000-01

Ground
Male
Female
Other
Total
Sex
61
327
2
390
Disability
191
153
5
349
Race
139
94
3
236
Age
74
62
3
139
Victimisation
50
79
0
129
Other ground
64
43
6
113
Homosexuality
42
17
0
59
Racial vilification
39
12
1
52
Unknown
27
17
3
47
Carers' responsibilities
6
14
0
20
Transgender
3
16
1
20
Marital status
6
10
0
16
Homosexual vilification
11
3
1
15
Compulsory retirement
1
0
0
1
Transgender vilification
0
1
0
1
Total
714
848
25
1,587

Complainant's ethnic background

No
%
Indigenous
77
5
Non-English speaking background
207
13
English speaking background
355
22
Not known
948
60
Total
1,587
100

Outcome of complaints finalised 2000-01

No
Not proceeded with
536
Settled at or after conciliation
218
Outside jurisdiction
193
Referred to ADT
139
Settled before conciliation
124
Formally declined
31
Referred to HREOC
22
Formally declined and referred to ADT
9
Criminal vilification referred to Attorney General
5
Total
1,277

Ground of complaints received from Indigenous people 2000-01

No
%
Race
52
68
Sex
6
8
Victimisation
5
7
Racial vilification
4
5
Age
3
4
Homosexuality
3
4
Homosexual vilification
1
1
Disability
1
1
Other
1
1
Unknown 
1
1
Total
77
100

Area of complaints received from Indigenous people 2000-01

No %
Goods and services 34 44
Employment 23 30
Accommodation 8 11
Racial vilification 4 5
Clubs 3 4
Education 3 4
Homosexual vilification 1 1
Other 1 1
Total 77 100