nKPI - clients

There were around 343,000 Indigenous regular clients at June 2021 (that is, Indigenous clients who had visited the organisation 3 or more times in the 2 years up to 30 June 2021). This is based on estimates provided by the organisations, and may differ from the number of Indigenous regular clients reported as indicator denominators (see Data for more information).

Indigenous regular clients, by select reporting period, select state/territory or remoteness and select organisation type

This Tableau visualisation shows the number of Indigenous regular clients by organisation type (select All, ACCHO, non-ACCHO) for either:

  • state/territory (NSW/ACT, Vic, Qld, WA, SA, Tas, NT)
  • remoteness area (Major cities, Inner regional, Outer regional, Remote, Very remote).

Reporting periods of either June 2017, December 2017, June 2018, December 2018, June 2019, December 2019, June 2020, December 2020 or June 2021 can be selected.

Data supporting this visualisation are available in Excel supplementary data tables at Archived content.

Of these:

  • 28% (or around 96,900) were seen in Queensland
  • 22% (or around 77,100) were seen in Major cities
  • 83% (or around 283,300) were seen in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs), of which:
    • 30% were seen in Queensland, 26% in New South Wales/the Australian Capital Territory (combined), 17% in the Northern Territory, 15% in Western Australia, 7% in Victoria/Tasmania (combined) and 6% in South Australia
    • 25% were seen in Major cities, 22% in Outer regional areas, 21% in Inner regional areas, 18% in Remote areas and 13% in Very remote areas
  • 17% (or just under 60,000) were seen in organisations other than Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (non-ACCHOs), of which:
    • 56% were seen in the Northern Territory, 20% were seen in Queensland, 14% in New South Wales/the Australian Capital Territory (combined), 6% in Western Australia, 2% in South Australia and 2% in Victoria/Tasmania (combined)
    • 58% were seen in Very remote areas, 13% in Remote areas, 13% in Inner regional areas, 9% in Major cities and 7% in Outer regional areas.

Indigenous regular clients, by age group and sex and select reporting period, select organisation type

This Tableau visualisation shows the number of Indigenous regular clients by organisation type (select All, ACCHO, non-ACCHO) with a stacked bar for sex (male, female) within each age group (0–4, 5–14, 15–24, 25–34, 35–44, 45–54, 55–64, 65+).

Reporting periods of either June 2017, December 2017, June 2018, December 2018, June 2019, December 2019, June 2020, December 2020 or June 2021 can be selected.

Data supporting this visualisation are available in Excel supplementary data tables at Archived content.

At June 2021, 39% of the estimated resident Indigenous population were Indigenous regular clients of organisations reporting to the nKPI collection.

Indigenous regular clients as a proportion of the estimated resident Indigenous population, by state/territory, June 2021

This Tableau visualisation shows Indigenous regular clients as a proportion of the estimated resident Indigenous population (Indigenous ERP) by state/territory (NSW/ACT, Vic, Qld, WA, SA, Tas, NT, Australia) for June 2021.

Data supporting this visualisation are available in Excel supplementary data tables at Archived content.

Indigenous regular clients compared to the estimated resident Indigenous population, by state/territory, June 2021

This Tableau visualisation shows the number of Indigenous regular clients compared with the estimated resident Indigenous population (Indigenous ERP) by state/territory (NSW/ACT, Vic, Qld, WA, SA, Tas, NT) for June 2021.

Data supporting this visualisation are available in Excel supplementary data tables at Archived content.

Reference

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) (2019) Estimates and Projections, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2006 to 2031, ABS cat. no. 3238.0, Canberra: ABS. [Series B projections]