External link. Derived from the Census questions: 'Does the person ever need someone to help with, or be with them for, self care activities? Emotional problems among children with same-sex parents: difference by definition. Second-parent adoption allowed 1. Emotional Difficulties 2.
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The sparse and gendered nature of the same-sex parent population largely restricts research in this area to the examination of small samples of lesbian parents.
Residential building approvals are compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics from permits issued by: local government authorities and other principal certifying authorities. Includes households, by the family type of the primary family in the dwelling.
Percentile is calculated by locating the suburb in the ABS State Suburb classification with the closest SEIFA index to the small area on this profile, and reporting the percentile for that suburb. Differences have not been found in parenting ability between lesbian mothers and heterosexual mothers.