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Previous data collections

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The Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) is a nationwide data collection that occurs every 3 years. The most recent data collection was undertaken in 2015 with previous collections in 2012 and 2009.

Key findings of the previous data collections

The majority of children in Queensland are developing well as they transition to school. Across Queensland nearly two-thirds of children were developmentally on track on 4 or more domains.

The proportion of children developmentally on track on 4 or more domains has improved at a faster rate in Queensland than nationally since 2009.

AEDC Data Explorer

AEDC data is published in a range of formats including, tables, maps and community profiles on the AEDC website. To access data for your community click on the data tab and search for your suburb using the Data Explorer.​

AEDC Queensland emerging trends infographic

The AEDC Queensland Infographic (PDF, 539KB) provides a snapshot of the emerging trends from the 2009, 2012 and 2015 AEDC data collection for Queensland. Use the infographic together with the AEDC Q​ueensland report​ to support discussions about the AEDC results.

For more information visit AEDC res​ources​.

​​2015 Data collection

More than 96% of Australian schools participated in the third AEDC collection between May and July 2015. The national, state and territory and community results from the 2015 AEDC collection were released in early March 2016.

Summary of the 2015 AEDC Data for Queensland

The AEDC: Queensland data in focus report ​(PDF, 2MB) provides a summary of the 2015 AEDC data.

Everton Park State School features in the report to show a practical example of how AEDC data can be used. Mr Brad Clark, who was the principal at the school, explains how they responded to their local community data to connect with the wider community and create shared goals with a united focus.

'​The AEDC provided an evidence base to make meaningful connections with early childhood education and care services in the area,' Mr Clark said.

Download the report to find out how the AEDC is being used by schools, early childhood services, communities, local governments and researchers in Queensland. You can also view comparisons between Queensland's 2009, 2012 and 2015 results and read suggestions for how to use this data to support early childhood development.​

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Last updated 21 December 2018