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Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2010-11

In 2010-11, Australian governments spent $6.2 billion on a range of services under the National Disability Agreement (NDA). More than 314,000 people used disability support services provided under the NDA during this time, an increase of 7% from the previous year. Intellectual (30%), psychiatric (20%) and physical (17%) disabilities were the most common primary disabilities of service users. Most people needed some assistance in the activities of daily living (52%); independent living (60%); and work, education and community living (57%).

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Journal/Publication : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Location : Australasia

Domain/s: Economic participation

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