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Definition

Labour force participation of carers.

Indicator Summary

Numerator

Number of carers aged 15–64 years (carers of persons with disability) who are in the labour force (employed or unemployed).

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Denominator

Total number of carers (carers of persons with disability) aged 15–64 years.

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Computation

Number of carers aged 15–64 years (carers of persons with disability) who are in the labour force (employed or unemployed) divided by total number of carers (carers of persons with disability) aged 15–64 years, expressed as a percentage

R/N x 100

Where R = number of carers aged 15–64 years (carers of persons with disability) who are in the labour …

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Disaggregation

For each of the following carer status groups:

1. Primary carer (2009 definition for reporting)

2. Primary carer (2003 definition for time series)

3. Non-primary carer (2009 definition for reporting)

4. Non-primary carer (2003 definition for time series)

5. All carers

6. Non-carers

The following disaggregations will be presented:

By state/ territory:

-Carer sex (male, female, persons)

-Carer age group (15–24, 25-34, 35-44, 45–54, 55-64, total 15–64)

-Carer Remoteness Area (Major Cities, Inner Regional, other, total)

-Carer proficiency in English …

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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

Number of carers aged 15–64 years (carers of persons with disability) who are in the labour force (employed or unemployed) divided by total number of carers (carers of persons with disability) aged 15–64 years, expressed as a percentage

R/N x 100

Where R = number of carers aged 15–64 years (carers of persons with disability) who are in the labour force (employed or unemployed) and N = total number of carers (carers of persons with disability) aged 15–64 years.

Numerators

Number of carers aged 15–64 years (carers of persons with disability) who are in the labour force (employed or unemployed).

Denominators

Total number of carers (carers of persons with disability) aged 15–64 years.

Disaggregation

For each of the following carer status groups:

1. Primary carer (2009 definition for reporting)

2. Primary carer (2003 definition for time series)

3. Non-primary carer (2009 definition for reporting)

4. Non-primary carer (2003 definition for time series)

5. All carers

6. Non-carers

The following disaggregations will be presented:

By state/ territory:

-Carer sex (male, female, persons)

-Carer age group (15–24, 25-34, 35-44, 45–54, 55-64, total 15–64)

-Carer Remoteness Area (Major Cities, Inner Regional, other, total)

-Carer proficiency in English

-Carer sex by carer age group (15-44, 45-64, total 15-64) where possible

For the following carer status groups:

1. Primary carer (using 2009 definition for reporting)

2. Primary carer (using 2003 definition for time series)

The following disaggregations will also be presented:

- main recipient of care age group

- relationship between carer and main recipient of care

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