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Definition

The proportion of the potential population aged 0–64 years who used State/Territory delivered disability support services.

Indicator Summary

Numerator

Number of persons aged 0–64 years who used State/Territory delivered disability support services in the reporting period.

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Denominator

Potential population (people aged 0–64 years) on 30 June at the start of the reporting period.

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Computation

The number of persons aged 0–64 years who used State/Territory delivered disability support services in the reporting period divided by the potential population (people aged 0–64 years) on 30 June at the start of the reporting period.

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Disaggregation
  • Nationally by country of birth (Australia, other English speaking countries, all English speaking countries, non-English speaking countries, total)
  • Nationally by remoteness area (Major Cities, Inner Regional, Outer Regional/Remote, total)
  • State/Territory by need for assistance in life area (activities of daily living; activities of independent living or work, education or community but not activities of daily living; total needing assistance; no need for help or supervision; need for assistance not determined; total) [the denominator for this disaggregation will be the State/Territory …
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Calculation rules

Computation Rule
Description

The number of persons aged 0–64 years who used State/Territory delivered disability support services in the reporting period divided by the potential population (people aged 0–64 years) on 30 June at the start of the reporting period.

Numerators

Number of persons aged 0–64 years who used State/Territory delivered disability support services in the reporting period.

Denominators

Potential population (people aged 0–64 years) on 30 June at the start of the reporting period.

Disaggregation
  • Nationally by country of birth (Australia, other English speaking countries, all English speaking countries, non-English speaking countries, total)
  • Nationally by remoteness area (Major Cities, Inner Regional, Outer Regional/Remote, total)
  • State/Territory by need for assistance in life area (activities of daily living; activities of independent living or work, education or community but not activities of daily living; total needing assistance; no need for help or supervision; need for assistance not determined; total) [the denominator for this disaggregation will be the State/Territory total of the number of service users in the reporting period]
  • State/Territory (Indigenous people only)
  • Indigenous, State/Territory by age; by sex; need for assistance in life areas
  • Indigenous, Nationally by remoteness area

For each service group (accommodation support, community support, community access, respite and total):

  • State/Territory by sex (male, female, total) by age group (0–9, 10–14, 15–24, 25–34, 35–44, 45–54, 55–64, subtotal 0–49 years, total 0–64 years) [the denominator for the respite disaggregation will be the potential population (people aged 0–64 and restricted to those people within the potential population who also reported a primary carer)]

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