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National Disability Agreement: a(3)- Proportion of people with disability who are unemployed, 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 unemployed, 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term491927
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 in the labour force aged 15-64 years who are unemployed.
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

The number of persons with disability aged 15–64 years who are unemployed, divided by number of persons with disability in the labour force (employed and unemployed) 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 unemployed, and

N = number of persons with disability in the labour force (employed or unemployed) aged 15–64 years.

Numerator:Help on this termThe number of persons with disability aged 15–64 years who are 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
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 term

Number of persons with disability in the labour force (employed or unemployed) aged 15–64 years.

Denominator 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
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)
  • (not yet available) Indigenous status
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Disability status
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
Data Element / Data SetPerson—Australian state/territory identifier, 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 the 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(3)-Labour force participation rate for people with disability aged 15-64 years, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013

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