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Grange Ward

Need for assistance

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1,000 people or 7.6% of the population in Grange Ward in 2016, reported needing help in their day-to-day lives due to disability.

Grange Ward'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. Grange Ward'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.

Due to changes in ABS rules concerning perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual age groups with a need for assistance in 2016 may not add up to the table total. The table total is independently calculated and will be closer to the true population requiring assistance. Due to ABS adjustments of small numbers, no reliability can be placed on small data cells in 2016. For more information please see the data notes on Data Confidentiality.

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
Grange Ward - Persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Assistance needed by age group (years)Number% of total age groupCity of Charles Sturt %Number% of total age groupCity of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
0 to 430.51.330.51.20
5 to 991.53.5203.32.6-11
10 to 19383.03.0584.12.3-20
20 to 591211.92.91892.92.7-68
60 to 64364.06.7495.36.3-13
65 to 69414.68.1537.27.2-12
70 to 74689.810.7579.811.3+11
75 to 798617.519.37916.519.1+7
80 to 8415231.931.412526.828.8+27
85 and over28552.151.831955.552.0-34

Need for assistance with core activities
Grange Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Assistance needed by age group (years)Number%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal persons needing assistance1,0007.66.69527.56.3+48
Total persons not needing assistance
11,35186.688.011,40289.389.3-51
Not stated
7605.85.44103.24.4+350

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Need for assistance with core activities, 2016
Need for assistance with core activities, 2016 85 and over, City of Charles Sturt: 51.8% 80 to 84, City of Charles Sturt: 31.4% 75 to 79, City of Charles Sturt: 19.3% 70 to 74, City of Charles Sturt: 10.7% 65 to 69, City of Charles Sturt: 8.1% 60 to 64, City of Charles Sturt: 6.7% 20 to 59, City of Charles Sturt: 2.9% 10 to 19, City of Charles Sturt: 3.0% 5 to 9, City of Charles Sturt: 3.5% 0 to 4, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% 85 and over, Grange Ward: 52.1% 80 to 84, Grange Ward: 31.9% 75 to 79, Grange Ward: 17.5% 70 to 74, Grange Ward: 9.8% 65 to 69, Grange Ward: 4.6% 60 to 64, Grange Ward: 4.0% 20 to 59, Grange Ward: 1.9% 10 to 19, Grange Ward: 3.0% 5 to 9, Grange Ward: 1.5% 0 to 4, Grange Ward: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in need for assistance with core activities, 2011 to 2016
Change in need for assistance with core activities, 2011 to 2016 85 and over, Grange Ward: -34 80 to 84, Grange Ward: +27 75 to 79, Grange Ward: +7 70 to 74, Grange Ward: +11 65 to 69, Grange Ward: -12 60 to 64, Grange Ward: -13 20 to 59, Grange Ward: -68 10 to 19, Grange Ward: -20 5 to 9, Grange Ward: -11 0 to 4, Grange Ward: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 higher proportion of people who reported needing assistance with core activities.

Overall, 7.6% of the population reported needing assistance with core activities, compared with 6.6% for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences in the age groups reporting a need for assistance in Grange Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 65 to 69 (4.6% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 60 to 64 (4.0% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 5 to 9 (1.5% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (17.5% compared to 19.3%)

Emerging groups

The major difference in the age groups reporting a need for assistance between 2011 and 2016 in Grange Ward was in the age group:

  • 20 to 59 (-68 persons)

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