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National Disability Agreement: i(1)-Proportion of primary carers of people with disability who report a need for further assistance in their caring roles, 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 report a need for further assistance in their caring roles, 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term491962
Registration status:Help on this termDisability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 23/05/2013
Description:Help on this term

Proportion of primary carers of people with a disability who report a need for further assistance in their caring roles.

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 i-Proportion of primary carers of people with disability who are satisfied with the range of services available, & with the adequacy and quality of services provided, to the person with disability & to the carer, 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

Number of primary carers (of people aged 0-64 years with disability), who report a need for further assistance in their caring roles 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 report a need for further assistance in their caring roles 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 report a need for further assistance in their caring roles.

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 (2009 definition)
Data Source
ABS Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), 2009
Data Element / Data SetData Element
'Need for further assistance in caring roles' 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 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 (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

The following disaggregations will be presented by State/territory, by;

  • Carer sex, carer age group (for total persons only: 15-44, 45-64, 65 years and over, subtotal 15-64 years, total)
  • Carer Remoteness Area (major cities, other, total) 
  • Main recipient of care age group (0-14, 15-44, 45-64, total 0-64 years)

The following disaggregations will be presented 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)
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—Australian state/territory identifier, 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 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' indicator
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 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 termAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Other issues caveats:Help on this term

Indicator (i) is a new indicator based on indicator (i) from the previous NDA (no data available), with one new additional measure included (measure i(1)—need for further assistance).

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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See also National Disability Agreement: i-Proportion of carers of people with disability who are satisfied with the range of disability service options and quality of support received, 2012 Community Services (retired), Superseded 23/05/2013

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