2023 Mapping Social Cohesion Report

This report presents findings from the latest Scanlon Mapping Social Cohesion Survey. The report builds on the knowledge gained through the fifteen earlier national surveys (2007, 2009-22).

Continuing economic pressures alongside often contentious debates over local and geopolitical issues have created challenging national and global circumstances for social cohesion in 2023. Australians have remained remarkably resilient, however latest Mapping Social Cohesion results reveal our social cohesion is under pressure and declining on several fronts, straining the fabric of our communities.

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