The data are provided in a CSV file which includes the following variables:
- State/territory, Aged Care Planning Region, and remoteness category
- Program type (residential aged care, transition care or home care)
- Organisation type
- Service size grouping
- Number of operational places.
Places data for home care are not available for 2017, 2018 and 2019 data.
All time series data up to and including 2017 data uses the 2015 Aged Care Planning Regions (ACPRs). The 2019 data uses recently released 2018 ACPRs. For more information on ACPRs, see the Department of Health website.