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National Healthcare Agreement: PI 64b-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termPI 64b-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term435906
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Retired 25/06/2013
Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012
Description:Help on this termIndigenous Australians in the health workforce
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement (2012) Health, Superseded 25/06/2013
Outcome area:Help on this termSocial Inclusion and Indigenous Health Health, Standard 07/07/2010
Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012

Collection and usage attributes

Computation description:Help on this term

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:Help on this term100 × (Numerator ÷ Denominator)
Numerator:Help on this termNumber of Indigenous Australians in the health workforce
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—occupation (main), code (ANZSCO 1st edition) N[NNN]{NN}
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use
Data source type: Census
Number of people employed in those codes that equate to health occupations, as defined in the Health and community services labour force publication (AIHW, 2006)
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use
Data source type: Census
Denominator:Help on this termTotal health workforce
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—occupation (main), code (ANZSCO 1st edition) N[NNN]{NN}
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use
Data source type: Census
Number of people employed in those codes that equate to health occupations, as defined in the Health and community services labour force publication (AIHW, 2006)
Disaggregation:Help on this term

State and territory, occupation grouping (no data)

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—area of usual residence, geographical location code (ASGC 2006) NNNNN
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use
Data source type: Census
The first character of the 5 digit ASGC code is the state/territory identifier.
Data Element / Data SetPerson—occupation (main), code (ANZSCO 1st edition) N[NNN]{NN}
Data Source
ABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Guide for use
Data source type: Census
Comments:Help on this term

Most recent data available for 2012 CRC report: 2006

NO NEW DATA FOR 2012 REPORTING.

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.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termPercentage
Data type:Help on this termReal
Unit of measure:Help on this termPerson
Format:Help on this termN[N].N

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEffectiveness

Efficiency & Sustainability

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceABS 2006 Census of Population and Housing
Frequency
Every 5 years
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this termNational Healthcare Agreement
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics
Further data development / collection required:Help on this termSpecification: Interim

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Health and community services labour force publication (AIHW, 2006): http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/index.cfm/title/10677

Relational attributes

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See also National Healthcare Agreement: PI 64a-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2012 Health, Retired 25/06/2013, Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012

Supersedes National Healthcare Agreement: PI 64b-Indigenous Australians in the health workforce, 2011 Health, Superseded 31/10/2011

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