This In brief was prepared by Dr Alexandra Golab. The associated online report, People with disability in Australia, was prepared by Alexandra Golab, Davis Hopkins, Rania Johns-Mead, Sumaiyah Qureshi and Carla Willrodt.

The AIHW’s Disability Analysis and Reporting Advisory Group, Louise York (Head, Community Services Group), David Braddock, Rachelle Graham, Melinda Leake and Sushma Mathur provided valuable comments on the draft report.