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National Disability Agreement: e(1)-Proportion of potential population expressing unmet demand for disability support services, 2011

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Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termProportion of potential population expressing unmet demand for disability support services, 2011
METeOR identifier:Help on this term428745
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012
Description:Help on this term

Unmet demand for disability support services.

Indicator set:Help on this termNational Disability Agreement (2011) Community Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012
Outcome area:Help on this termPeople with disability enjoy choice, wellbeing and the opportunity to live as independently as possible Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age to:Help on this term64
Computation description:Help on this term

Computation will be appropriate to the target population and corresponding available data, including jurisdiction demand data and SDAC enhancements. Multiple measures for this indicator give person and system level perspectives on unmet demand.

Service system-identified unmet demand as a proportion of confirmed demand—computation based on confirmed demand measured at jurisdiction level (under Priority A deliverable 3, jurisdiction demand data are planned to be available from 2010). This measure is based on jurisdiction demand data.

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∑r i / ∑n i

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of eligible persons aged 0–64 years waiting to commence service or waiting for additional service (from jurisdiction demand systems).

Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Source
Jurisdiction demand systems
Denominator:Help on this term

Number of persons aged 0–64 years who require and are eligible for disability support services, including persons receiving and not receiving services (from jurisdiction demand systems).

Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Source
Jurisdiction demand systems
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State/territory

Further disaggregation will depend on data availability and quality. Where possible, will include age group, sex, Indigenous status, country of birth, Remoteness Area and disability status.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceJurisdiction demand systems
Frequency
Annual

Accountability attributes

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Accountability:Help on this termOverall—shared; employment services—AG; Accommodation, respite, community support (includes management and individual service planning), community access services—state and territory governments.  
Benchmark:Help on this term

Related NDA benchmark - Performance benchmark (b) A decrease in the proportion of potential population with unmet demand for services.

Further data development / collection required:Help on this term

Indicator e(1) is intended to give a service system identified measure of unmet demand as a proportion of confirmed demand.  Definitional work to inform data development for Indicator e(1) is proceeding under NDA Priority A Deliverable 3.  This indicator will be based on jurisdicational demand data, which will need to be comparable with regards to definitions, items and computation methods.

Other issues caveats:Help on this term

Available disaggregation depends on sampling errors and other caveats.

 

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes National Disability Agreement: e(1)-Proportion of potential population expressing unmet demand for disability support services, 2010 Community Services (retired), Superseded 15/12/2011

Has been superseded by National Disability Agreement: e(1)-Proportion of potential population expressing unmet demand for disability support services, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013

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