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    ABS: Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia: Summary of Findings, 2015

    This publication presents results from the 2015 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC), conducted throughout Australia by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This is the eighth comprehensive national survey undertaken by the ABS to measure disability, following similar surveys in 1981, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2009 and 2012. Some key data from the 2015 SDAC was released in April 2016 in the publication Disability, Ageing and Carers, Australia, First Results, 2015. For completeness, all tables from that publication have been reproduced in this release.

    The aims of the survey are to:

    • measure the prevalence of disability in Australia
    • measure the need for support of older people and those with disability
    • provide a demographic and socio-economic profile of people with disability, older people and carers compared with the general population
    • estimate the number of and provide information about people who provide care to people with disability, long-term health conditions and older people.
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    ABS: Profiles of Disability, Australia, 2009

    Profiles of Disability provides an overview of the characteristics and activities of people with disabilities in Australia. It is designed to provide a comprehensive analysis of different aspects of living with disability in Australia that are addressed in the 2009 Survey of Disability, Ageing and Carers (SDAC) - the main source of data for this publication.

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    Australian Govt: Higher Education Statistics

     Resources that are associated with Higher Education Statistics.

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    Australian Govt: Statistics for students in Higher Education

    Statistics prepared by the Government relating to students in Higher Education.

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    Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Statistics

    The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare provides information and statistics in various subject areas of health and welfare.

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    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) - US

    Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States and contains a listing of diagnostic criteria for every psychiatric disorder recognized by the U.S. healthcare system. The fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was released in 2013.

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    Disability in Australia: Disability Publications

    Numerous publications developed by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Including, Disability in Australia: intellectual disability, Disability in Australia: acquired brain injury, Disability in Australia: multiple disabilities and need for assistance, Disability prevalence and trends and Disability associated with chronic diseases.

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    Disability in Australia: trends in prevalence, education, employment and community living

    This bulletin provides an overview of disability trends over two decades, including trends in need for and receipt of assistance with specific basic activities of daily life. It also examines the trends in three major areas of people with a disability: education, employment and community living. Authored by AIHW.. Published 28 August 2008.

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    Graduate Careers Australia: GradStats 2015

    Graduate Careers Australia’s (GCA) annual Australian Graduate Survey (AGS) is a study of the activities of new higher education graduates around four months after the completion of their qualifications. In the 2015 AGS, new graduates who completed the requirements for awards in the calendar year 2014 were surveyed regarding their major activities, including labour market activity, further full-time study, or their unavailability for work or study.  Including data on graduates with disability.

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    Graduate Careers Australia: GradStats 2016

    With the cessation of Government funding, the AGS concluded after the 2015 survey, with the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT – suite of surveys replacing it. Over the years, GradStats has given a summary of national AGS data concerning the destinations of Australian resident bachelor degree graduates. This edition will endeavour to provide a summary link between the last AGS figures and the first related QILT results. Figures for 2016 quoted in this publication largely come from the QILT Graduate Outcomes Survey (GOS) 2016 National Report (which can be downloaded from

    Download: GradStats 2016
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