The DSS Payment Demographic Data for Young Carers provides a summary of the demographic profile of Carer Payment and Carer Allowance recipients aged under 25.
The data contains recipient numbers by
• Geographical location (State, Statistical Area 3 (SA3), remoteness)
• Demographic: age, sex, Indigenous/non-Indigenous, partnership status and country of birth (COB)
• Payment rate and duration on payment
• Care Receiver medical condition type
Please note, to maintain privacy and machine readability of the data in a machine readable format, values of one to five have been rounded up to five; zero has been kept as zero.
This data has been published to support the 2018 GovHack competition and is unlikely to be updated in future.
Please direct any enquiries about this data to firstname.lastname@example.org
A machine readable file containing geographic breakdown by 2011 SA3 (https://data.gov.au/dataset/dss-young-carers-sa3_2011 ) has also been published for use in National Map.