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National Disability Agreement: h(1)-Proportion of primary carers of people with disability who feel satisfied with their caring role, 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 primary carers of people with disability who feel satisfied with their caring role, 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term491960
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
Description:Help on this term

The proportion of primary carers of people with disability who feel satisfied with their caring role.

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 termFamilies and carers are well supported Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/07/2010
Quality statement:Help on this termNational Disability Agreement: PI h-Proportion of carers of people with disability who report their health and wellbeing as positive, 2013 QS Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013

Collection and usage attributes

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

The number of primary carers (of people aged 0-64 years with disability) who feel satisfied with their caring role divided by the total number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability).

Computation:Help on this term

R/N x 100

where R = number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability), who feel satisfied with their caring role and

N = total number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability).

Numerator:Help on this term

Number of primary carers (of people aged 0–64 years with disability) who feel satisfied with their caring role.

Numerator 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
Carer status (2003 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Carer status (2009 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
'Satisfaction with caring role' indicator
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 term

Total number of primary carers of people aged 0–64 years with disability.

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
Carer status (2003 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Carer status (2009 definition)
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

2009 data (2009 definition for current year reporting and 2003 definition for time series), by State/Territory, by:

  • Carer sex by carer age group (15-44, 45-64, 65 years and over, subtotal 15-64 years, total)
  • Carer remoteness area (major cities, other, total).

2009 data by State/Territory, by:

  • main recipient of care age group (0-14, 15-44, 45-64, total 0-64 years).

2009 data nationally, by:

  • Carer remoteness area (major cities, inner regional, outer regional, remote, total)
  • Carer country of birth (Australia, other English speaking countries, all English speaking countries, non-English speaking countries, total).

2003 data by State/Territory, by:

  • Carer sex by carer age group (15-44, 45-64, 65 years and over, subtotal 15-64 years, total)
  • Carer remoteness area (major cities, other, total)
Disaggregation data elements:Help on this term
Data Element / Data SetPerson—sex, code N
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetPerson—age, total years N[NN]
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—country of birth, code (SACC 2008) NNNN
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
Main recipient of care age group
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

ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) 2003 used for time series.

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 termAutonomy and participation
Social cohesion

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 termABS.
Other issues caveats:Help on this term

Indicator (h) is a new indicator. The SDAC data on carers who report their health and wellbeing as positive are only available for primary carers (not all carers).  

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
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