Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Indicator type:||Output measure|
|Short name:||PI 64b-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2011|
Indigenous Australians in the health workforce
|Indicator set:||National Healthcare Agreement (2011)|
Health, Superseded 31/10/2011
|Outcome area:||Social Inclusion and Indigenous Health|
Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Indigenous, Standard 11/09/2012
Collection and usage attributes
The scope of the health workforce for this indicator is those employed in health occupations. Those occupations that are defined as health occupations are detailed in AIHW’s Health and community services labour force 2006 publication.
Occupation groupings are medical practitioners, medical imaging workers, dental workers, nursing workers, pharmacists, allied health workers, complementary therapists and other health workers.
Calculation excludes 'not stated' responses to the Indigenous status question.
Presented as a percentage.
|Computation:||100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
|Numerator:||Number of Indigenous Australians in the health workforce|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Total health workforce|
|Denominator data elements:|
2008—State and territory, occupation grouping
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2011 CRC report: 2006
NO NEW DATA FOR 2011 REPORTING.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Effectiveness|
Efficiency & Sustainability
Data source attributes
Every 5 years
Australian Bureau of Statistics
|Reporting requirements:||National Healthcare Agreement|
|Organisation responsible for providing data:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
|Further data development / collection required:||Specification: Interim|
Source and reference attributes
Health and community services labour force publication (AIHW, 2006): http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10677
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: P64b-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2010
Has been superseded by National Healthcare Agreement: PI 64b-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2012
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 64a-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2011
See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 65-Net growth in health workforce, 2011