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released: 4 Jul 2014 author: AIHW media release

In 2012–13, Australian governments spent $7.2 billion on disability support services under the National Disability Agreement. More than 312,500 people used services during this time. The most common services users were people with intellectual, physical and psychiatric disabilities.

ISBN 978-1-74249-587-3; Cat. no. AUS 182; 24pp.; $14

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title page
    • Summary
    • Contents
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Who provides disability support services?
      • 1.2 How much was spent on disability support services?
    • 2 How many people used disability support services?
    • 3 Who used disability support services?
      • 3.1 Age and sex
      • 3.2 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
      • 3.3 Country of birth
      • 3.4 Living arrangement
      • 3.5 Employment and income
      • 3.6 Disability group
    • 4 In what life areas was assistance needed?
    • 5 What were the most common services used?
      • 5.1 Users of multiple services
    • 6 Informal care
      • 6.1 How many service users had an informal carer?
      • 6.2 Who provided informal care?
    • 7 Profile of a service user by broad primary disability group
  • End matter
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • References
    • Related publications
    • Verso page
    •  Appendix A Data quality statement: DS NMDS 2012–13
      Appendix B Additional tables

Recommended citation

AIHW 2014. Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2012-13. AIHW bulletin 122. Cat. no. AUS 182. Canberra: AIHW.

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