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National Disability Agreement: h(2)-Proportion of primary carers of people with disability who do not experience negative impacts on their wellbeing due to 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 do not experience negative impacts on their wellbeing due to their caring role, 2013
METeOR identifier:Help on this term519113
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 disability who do not experience negative impacts on their wellbeing due to 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

Number of primary carers (of people aged 0-64 years with disability), who do not experience negative impacts on their wellbeing due to 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 do not experience negative impacts on their wellbeing due to 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 do not experience negative impacts on their wellbeing due to 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
'Impact of caring role on on carer wellbeing' 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—Australian state/territory identifier, code 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—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
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
'Main recipient of care age group' indicator
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 term

Annually to COAG.

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