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Fullarton Ward

Need for assistance

678 people or 9.6% of the population in Fullarton Ward in 2011, reported needing help in their day-to-day lives due to disability.

Fullarton 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. Fullarton 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.

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
Fullarton Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Assistance needed by age group (years)Number% of total age groupCity of Unley %Number% of total age groupCity of Unley %2006 to 2011
0 to 492.50.500.01.1+9
5 to 940.91.4112.91.7-7
10 to 19121.41.670.81.2+5
20 to 59912.71.51484.31.8-57
60 to 64266.33.3216.94.1+5
65 to 69165.55.92912.66.2-13
70 to 743313.09.02511.511.6+8
75 to 793716.620.74315.118.2-5
80 to 8411836.733.38221.226.8+36
85 and over33252.357.912323.644.2+209

Need for assistance with core activities
Fullarton Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Assistance needed by age group (years)Number%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal persons needing assistance6789.65.64897.05.1+189
Total persons not needing assistance
6,09485.990.05,94785.190.1+147
Not stated
3194.54.35507.94.8-231

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 Unley: 57.9% 80 to 84, City of Unley: 33.3% 75 to 79, City of Unley: 20.7% 70 to 74, City of Unley: 9.0% 65 to 69, City of Unley: 5.9% 60 to 64, City of Unley: 3.3% 20 to 59, City of Unley: 1.5% 10 to 19, City of Unley: 1.6% 5 to 9, City of Unley: 1.4% 0 to 4, City of Unley: 0.5% 85 and over, Fullarton Ward: 52.3% 80 to 84, Fullarton Ward: 36.7% 75 to 79, Fullarton Ward: 16.6% 70 to 74, Fullarton Ward: 13.0% 65 to 69, Fullarton Ward: 5.5% 60 to 64, Fullarton Ward: 6.3% 20 to 59, Fullarton Ward: 2.7% 10 to 19, Fullarton Ward: 1.4% 5 to 9, Fullarton Ward: 0.9% 0 to 4, Fullarton Ward: 2.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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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, Fullarton Ward: +209 80 to 84, Fullarton Ward: +36 75 to 79, Fullarton Ward: -5 70 to 74, Fullarton Ward: +8 65 to 69, Fullarton Ward: -13 60 to 64, Fullarton Ward: +5 20 to 59, Fullarton Ward: -57 10 to 19, Fullarton Ward: +5 5 to 9, Fullarton Ward: -7 0 to 4, Fullarton Ward: +9
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 Unley compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a higher proportion of people who reported needing assistance with core activities.

Overall, 9.6% of the population reported needing assistance with core activities, compared with 5.6% for the City of Unley.

The major differences in the age groups reporting a need for assistance in Fullarton Ward and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons aged 70 to 74 (13.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons aged 80 to 84 (36.7% compared to 33.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 85 and over (52.3% compared to 57.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons aged 75 to 79 (16.6% compared to 20.7%)

Emerging groups

The major differences in the age groups reporting a need for assistance between 2006 and 2011 in Fullarton Ward were in the age groups:

  • 85 and over (+209 persons)
  • 20 to 59 (-57 persons)

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