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Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park

Need for assistance

598 people or 4.3% of the population in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park in 2011, reported needing help in their day-to-day lives due to disability.

Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park's disability statistics relate directly to need for assistance due to a severe or profound disability. The information may be used in the planning of local facilities, services such as day-care and occasional care and in the provision of information and support to carers. Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park's disability statistics help in understanding the prevalence of people who need support in the community, and along with information on Unpaid Care to a person with a disability, how that support is provided.

Please note: A person's reported need for assistance is based on a subjective assessment and should therefore be treated with caution. See the specific data notes for further detail.

Derived from the Census questions:

'Does the person ever need someone to help with, or be with them for, self care activities?', 'Does the person ever need someone to help with, or be with them for, body movement activities?', 'Does the person ever need someone to help with, or be with them for, communication activities?', and 'What are the reasons for the need for assistance or supervision shown in questions 20, 21 and 22?' (as per above).

Total population

Need for assistance with core activities
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Assistance needed by age group (years)Number% of total age groupCity of Charles Sturt %Number% of total age groupCity of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
0 to 4142.11.230.51.0+11
5 to 930.42.6152.02.4-12
10 to 19271.72.3452.91.8-18
20 to 591001.52.71291.92.7-29
60 to 64445.06.3384.26.2+6
65 to 69394.67.2586.56.7-19
70 to 74567.011.3568.210.80
75 to 798313.719.110316.416.9-20
80 to 8411823.728.89226.527.6+26
85 and over11440.352.07634.245.9+38

Need for assistance with core activities
Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Assistance needed by age group (years)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal persons needing assistance5984.36.36164.65.8-18
Total persons not needing assistance
12,83792.989.312,33392.389.1+504
Not stated
3842.84.44163.15.1-32

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Need for assistance with core activities, 2011
Need for assistance with core activities, 2011 85 and over, City of Charles Sturt: 52.0% 80 to 84, City of Charles Sturt: 28.8% 75 to 79, City of Charles Sturt: 19.1% 70 to 74, City of Charles Sturt: 11.3% 65 to 69, City of Charles Sturt: 7.2% 60 to 64, City of Charles Sturt: 6.3% 20 to 59, City of Charles Sturt: 2.7% 10 to 19, City of Charles Sturt: 2.3% 5 to 9, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% 0 to 4, City of Charles Sturt: 1.2% 85 and over, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 40.3% 80 to 84, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 23.7% 75 to 79, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 13.7% 70 to 74, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 7.0% 65 to 69, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 4.6% 60 to 64, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 5.0% 20 to 59, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.5% 10 to 19, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 1.7% 5 to 9, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0.4% 0 to 4, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 2.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in need for assistance with core activities, 2006 to 2011
Change in need for assistance with core activities, 2006 to 2011 85 and over, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +38 80 to 84, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +26 75 to 79, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -20 70 to 74, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: 0 65 to 69, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -19 60 to 64, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +6 20 to 59, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -29 10 to 19, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -18 5 to 9, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: -12 0 to 4, Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park: +11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the need for assistance of people in the City of Charles Sturt compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a lower proportion of people who reported needing assistance with core activities.

Overall, 4.3% of the population reported needing assistance with core activities, compared with 6.3% for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences in the age groups reporting a need for assistance in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (40.3% compared to 52.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (13.7% compared to 19.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (23.7% compared to 28.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (7.0% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Fulham Gardens - Flinders Park - Kidman Park between 2006 and 2011.

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