Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW

Statistics 1999-2000

    Total number of enquiries by ground 1999-2000

    No
    %
    Sex
    2,815
    16.5
    Disability
    2,168
    12.5
    Race
    1,594
    9.0
    Age
    1,152
    6.5
    Homosexuality
    382
    2.0
    Marital status
    250
    1.5
    Racial vilification
    151
    1.0
    Transgender
    124 0.
    75
    Victimisation
    67
    0.5
    HIV/AIDS
    48 0.
    25
    Homosexual vilification
    46
    0.25
    HIV/AIDS vilification
    13 0
    .25
    All grounds
    1,204
    7.0
    Not covered by ADA - workplace problem
    2,151
    12.5
    Not covered by ADA - other problems
    5,103
    29.5
    Total
    17,268
    100

     

    Total number of enquiries by area 1999-2000

    No
    %
    Employment
    9,288
    56
    Other
    2,842
    17
    Goods and services
    2,310
    14
    All areas
    780
    5
    Accommodation
    609
    3
    Education
    524
    3
    Registered clubs
    302
    2
    Total
    16,655
    100

     

    Complaints received by ground and area 1999-2000

    Ground
    Emp
    Goods & svcs
    Accom
    Educ
    Clubs
    Racial vil
    Hom
    vil
    Other
    Total
    Race
    129
    82
    21
    16
    5
    0
    0
    6
    259
    Racial vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    28
    0
    0
    28
    Sex
    240
    30
    3
    3
    6
    0
    0
    6
    288
    Marital Status
    11
    7
    0
    1
    0
    0
    0
    1
    20
    Disability
    175
    68
    8
    19
    8
    0
    0
    10
    288
    Age
    72
    27
    10
    1
    1
    0
    0
    1
    112
    Compulsory retirement
    1
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    1
    Homosexuality
    30
    18
    3
    2
    1
    0
    0
    2
    56
    Homosexual vilification
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    0
    20
    0
    20
    Victimisation
    74
    9
    1
    1
    2
    0
    0
    4
    91
    Transgender
    3
    12
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    1
    18
    Other
    59
    37
    6
    7
    4
    0
    0
    35
    148
    Unknown
    17
    13
    0
    0
    2
    0
    0
    20
    52
    Total
    811
    303
    52
    51
    30
    28
    20
    86
    1,381

       

    Type of employment complaints 1999-2000

    No
    %
    Work environment & harassment
    412
    51
    Dismissal
    128
    16
    Recruitment
    123
    15
    Classification
    58
    7
    Redundancy
    22
    3
    Resignation
    19
    2
    Promotion
    14
    2
    Demotion
    10
    1
    Transfer
    8
    1
    Other
    6
    0.5
    Not known
    5
    0.5
    Retirement
    4
    0.5
    Awards & enterprise agreements
    2
    0.5
    Total
    811
    100

     

    Where the unfair treatment occurred at work 1999-2000

    No
    %
    Private enterprise
    432
    53
    State government
    124
    15
    Other
    76
    9.5
    Individual male
    46
    6
    Hospital
    37
    4.5
    Educational authority
    24
    3
    Club
    19
    2.5
    Local government
    17
    2
    Non-profit association
    11
    1.5
    Commonwealth government
    8
    1
    Media organisation
    5
    0.5
    Not known
    4
    0.5
    Individual female
    4
    0.5
    Trade union
    4
    0.5
    Total
    811
    100

     

    Sexual harassment complaints by area 1999-00

    Area
    Male
    Female
    Other
    Total
    Employment
    24
    126
    3
    153
    Goods and services
    2
    6
    0
    8
    Education
    1
    2
    0
    2
    Other
    0
    2
    0
    2
    Total
    27
    136
    3
    166

     

    Ground of complaints received by sex of complainant 1999-2000

    Ground
    Male
    Female
    Other
    Total
    Race
    146
    99
    14
    259
    Racial vilification
    19
    7
    2
    28
    Sex
    50
    232
    6
    288
    Marital status
    6
    13
    1
    20
    Disability
    174
    107
    7
    288
    Age
    60
    46
    6
    112
    Compulsory retirement
    0
    1
    0
    1
    Homosexuality
    42
    12
    2
    56
    Homosexual vilification
    18
    2
    0
    20
    Victimisation
    47
    42
    2
    91
    Transgender
    3
    13
    2
    18
    Other ground
    79
    62
    7
    148
    Unknown
    28
    18
    6
    52
    Total
    672
    654
    55
    1,381

     

    Complainant's ethnic background 1999-2000

    No
    %
    Indigenous
    91
    7
    Non-English speaking background
    185
    13
    English speaking background
    326
    24
    Not known
    779
    56
    Total
    1,381
    100

       

    Outcome complaints finalised 1999-2000

    No
    Not proceeded with
    471
    Outside jurisdiction
    238
    Referred to ADT
    100
    Settled before conciliation
    118
    Settled at or after conciliation
    181
    Formally declined
    71
    Formally declined and referred to ADT
    13
    Referred to HREOC
    9
    Total
    1,201

       

    Ground of complaints received from Indigenous people 1999-2000

    No
    %
    Race
    61
    67
    Racial vilification
    11
    12
    Other
    5
    6
    Victimisation
    4
    5
    Age
    3
    3
    Disability
    2
    2
    Sex
    1
    1
    Unknown 
    1
    1
    Compulsory retirement
    1
    1
    Marital status
    1
    1
    Transgender
    1
    1
    Total
    91
    100

         

    Area of complaints received from Indigenous people 1999-2000

    No
    %
    Goods and services
    28
    31
    Employment
    31
    34
    Racial vilification
    11
    12
    Accommodation
    9
    10
    Clubs
    5
    5.5
    Education
    5
    5.5
    Other
    2
    2
    Total
    91
    100