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Projections of the number of Australians with disability aged 65 and over eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme: 2017-2026

Biddle, Nicholas; Crawford, Heather


Objective: To develop projections of the size of the Australian population aged 65 years and over eligible for disability support through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for the decade following its introduction, to support planning and costing of the scheme. Methods: We estimate disability and mortality transition probabilities and develop projections of the NDIS-eligible, ageing population from 2017 to 2026. Results: An estimated 8000 men and 10 200 women aged 65 years...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Journal on Ageing
DOI: 10.1111/ajag.12415


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