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National Disability Agreement: a(2)-Labour force participation rate for people with disability aged 15-64 years, 2012

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this termLabour force participation rate for people with disability aged 15-64 years, 2012
METeOR identifier:Help on this term467827
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013
Description:Help on this termThe proportion of persons with disability aged 15-64 years who are employed.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Disability Agreement (2012) Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013
Outcome area:Help on this termPeople with disability achieve economic participation and social inclusion Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/07/2010

Collection and usage attributes

Population group age from:Help on this term15 years old.
Population group age to:Help on this term64 years old.
Computation description:Help on this term

Number of persons with disability aged 15-64 years who employed divided by number of persons with disability aged 15-64 years.

Computation:Help on this term

R/N x 100

where R = number of persons with disability aged 15-64 years who are employed and N = number of persons with disability aged 15-64 years.

Numerator:Help on this termNumber of persons with disability aged 15-64 years who are employed.
Numerator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—labour force status, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Cared Accommodation indicator.
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Disability identifier.
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Denominator:Help on this termNumber of persons with disability aged 15-64 years.
Denominator data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Disaggregation:Help on this term

By state/territory

  • Disability status (has profound or severe disability, other disability or restrictive long term health condition, total with disability, has no disability, total)

(All with reported disability 15–64 years by state/territory)

  • Sex (male, female, persons)
  • Age group (15–24, 25-34, 35–44,45–54, 55–64, total 15–64)
  • Remoteness Area (Major Cities, Inner Regional, total)
  • Country of birth (Australia, other English speaking countries, all English speaking countries, non-English speaking countries, total (including inadequately described))
  • English proficiency (no detail provided)
  • Sex by age group (15-34, 35-54, 55-64, total 15-64)
  • Indigenous people by state/territory

Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Australian state/territory identifier, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Disability status.
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—country of birth, code (SACC 2008) NNNN
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Remoteness.
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—proficiency in spoken English, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009

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[NN.N]

Indicator conceptual framework

Framework and dimensions:Help on this termEmployment and labour force participation

Data source attributes

Data sources:Help on this term
Data SourceABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data custodian

Australian Bureau of Statistics


Accountability attributes

Reporting requirements:Help on this term

Data Source Numerator:

ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009

(Indigenous): NATSISS, 2008.

Data Source Denominator:

ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009

(Indigenous): NATSISS, 2008.

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics.
Benchmark:Help on this termRelated NDA benchmark - Performance benchmark (a) An increase in the proportion of people with disability in employment.
Other issues caveats:Help on this term

Available disaggregation depends on sampling errors and other caveats.

SDAC does not collect labour force participation information for persons in cared accommodation. Data are available for private dwelling and non-cared accommodation special dwellings only.

2012 report

- 2009 SDAC is the latest available source for data about the labour force participation rate of people with disability.

- 2009 SDAC does not provide this data for the Indigenous population, therefore Indigenous data needs to be taken from a different source (e.g. NATSISS 2008).

- The NATSISS uses an abbreviated form of the Disability Module, which is less detailed that the SDAC.

- 'Not disabled' is a category in the 'Disability status' variable, so data comparable the disabled and non-disabled populations are available in the disaggregation's listed above.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by National Disability Agreement: a(2)- Proportion of people with disability who are employed, 2013 Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013

Supersedes National Disability Agreement: a(2)-Labour force participation rate for people with disability aged 15-64 years, 2011 Community Services (retired), Superseded 05/03/2012

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