National Disability Insurance Scheme participants
On 30 June 2019:
- 16,417 Indigenous Australians were active participants in the NDIS.
- 45% of Indigenous NDIS service users were children younger than 15 (Figure DB 13a).
- 64% of Indigenous NDIS service users were male, 35% were female and 1% had no recorded information about gender (Figure DB 13b).
On 30 June 2019, the most prevalent disability among Indigenous NDIS participants was intellectual disability (30%, or 4,891 people), followed by autism (28%, or 4,639 people) (Figure DB 14).