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