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National Disability Agreement: a(2)- Proportion of people with disability who are employed, 2013

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termOutput measure
Short name:Help on this term Proportion of people with disability who are employed, 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term491925
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 employed.
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 employed 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 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 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)

  • 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 termAnnually to COAG.
Organisation responsible for providing data:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics.
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 SDAC reported for previous cycle. 2008 NATSISS reported for baseline).

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes National Disability Agreement: a(2)-Labour force participation rate for people with disability aged 15-64 years, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013

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