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National Disability Agreement: a(1)- Proportion of people with disability who are in the labour force, 2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this termProportion of people with disability who are in the labour force, 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term491923
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
Description:Help on this termThe proportion of people with disability aged 15-64 years who are in the labour force.
Indicator set:Help on this termNational Disability Agreement (2013) Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 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.
Population group age to:Help on this term64 years.
Computation description:Help on this term

Number of persons with disability aged 15-64 years who are in the labour force (employed or unemployed) divided by number of persons with disability aged 15-64 years, and is expressed as a percentage.

Computation:Help on this term

R/N x 100

where R = number of persons with disability aged 15-64 years who are in the labour force 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 in the labour force (employed or unemployed).
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
Disability identifier.
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Cared accommodation 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 SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
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
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Cared accommodation identifier
Data 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, Other, total)
  • English proficiency (Very well/well, Not well/not at all)
  • Country of birth (Australia, Other English speaking countries, All English speaking countries, Non-English speaking countries, Total (including inadequately described))
  • Sex by age group (same categories as above)
  • (not yet available) Indigenous status
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 SetPerson—geographic remoteness, classification (ASGC-RA) N
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
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Indigenous status, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Comments:Help on this term

Data disaggregation will depend on reliability of estimates.

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

Annually to COAG.

Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics.
Benchmark:Help on this term

Performance benchmark (a): Between 2009 and 2018, there will be a five percentage point national increase in the proportion of people with disability participating in the labour force.

Other issues caveats:Help on this term

Indicator (a) is based on indicator (a) in the previous NDA, with one new additional measure included (measure a(4) — underemployment rate).

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.

No new data available (2009 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) reported for previous cycle. 2008 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) reported for baseline).

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes National Disability Agreement: a(1)-Labour force participation rate for people with disability aged 15-64 years, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013

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