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Estimated numbers of young people in nursing homes

The small number of residents in some areas makes them potentially identifiable. The Department of Health and Ageing has supressed some of these figures to protect the privacy of the individuals concerned (figures from June 2005 onwards). Young people in residential aged care (permanent) as at 30 June 2010.

info denotes cells which contained small cell size numbers (1-5) which makes individuals potentially identifiable.  These figures have been removed and replaced to protect the confidentiality of these individuals.

Figures replaced by an info have been excluded from the Australia Age Group totals and Under 65 totals for each State and Territory.

Please note:

  • The figures in the following table are a combination of non-Indigenous and Indigenous people.
  • Figures by year (as at end of June) state and age. 2005-2008 and 2010 data supplied by the Department of Health and Ageing.

Statistics: Australia wide

YearAll STATES0-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-64under 65
2010 Australia 0 0 28 105 561 2601 3161 6456
2008 Australia 0 0 35 149 648 2696 3065 6594
2007 Australia 0 info 42 164 723 2715 2917 6565
2006 Australia info info 46 173 766 2763 2771 6538
2005 Australia info info 44 176 775 2740 2712 6449

Statistics: State breakdown

YearState0-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960-64under 65
2010 NSW 0 0 16 49 239 959 1100 2363
2010 VIC 0 0 12 21 112 634 749 1528
2010 QLD 0 0 info 26 102 509 648 1285
2010 SA 0 0 X 9 42 201 221 473
2010 WA 0 0 info info 47 201 283 531
2010 TAS 0 0 0 info 13 54 94 161
2010 NT 0 0 0 info 6 15 29 50
2010 ACT 0 0 0 info info 28 37 65
2008 NSW 0 info 19 56 259 977 1061 2372
2008 VIC 0 info 16 40 151 667 741 1615
2008 QLD 0 0 info 41 135 571 610 1357
2008 SA 0 0 info 7 45 203 232 487
2008 WA 0 0 info 6 49 185 276 516
2008 TAS 0 0 0 info 9 48 93 150
2008 NT 0 0 0 info info 19 14 33
2008 ACT 0 0 0 info info 26 38 64
2007 NSW 0 info 23 59 291 983 1012 2369
2007 VIC 0 info 13 39 156 651 716 1577
2007 QLD 0 0 5 48 173 558 607 1391
2007 SA 0 info info 9 41 201 221 475
2007 WA 0 0 info 9 51 210 240 513
2007 TAS 0 0 0 info 10 61 71 144
2007 NT 0 0 0 info info 25 20 50
2007 ACT 0 0 0 0 info 26 30 58
2006 NSW 0 info 21 61 308 988 982 2344
2006 VIC 0 info 16 40 164 669 681 1584
2006 QLD 0 0 9 54 181 573 568 1402
2006 SA 0 0 info 10 48 209 211 481
2006 WA 0 0 info 8 53 215 208 491
2006 TAS 0 0 0 info 12 60 71 142
2006 NT 0 0 0 info info 28 23 51
2006 ACT 0 0 0 0 info 21 27 43
2005 NSW 0 info 18 65 311 986 926 2308
2005 VIC info info 14 34 167 642 692 1548
2005 QLD 0 info 7 55 169 593 538 1363
2005 SA 0 info 5 13 49 203 211 481
2005 WA 0 info info 9 51 198 226 484
2005 TAS 0 0 0 info 17 68 70 155
2005 NT 0 0 0 info 11 32 22 65
2005 ACT 0 0 0 0 info 18 27 45