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GEN data: People using aged care

April 2024

Confidentialised unit record file (CURF) with selected information about people using residential care, home care, transition care and short-term restorative care as at 30 June.This CURF accompanies the People using aged care topic.

Data are provided in a zipped file and include the following variables:

  • Date: year
  • Geography: state/territory, Aged Care Planning Region (ACPR)
  • Admission: care type, admission type (for residential care), care level (for home care)
  • Recipient: age group, sex, Indigenous status, preferred language, country of birth

History of changes

  • Admission type is combined with care type in CURFs for 2022 and later.
  • Unit record file data for transition care at 30 June 2022 is not available.
  • Short-term restorative care added to CURFs for 2023 or later.
  • Due to changes in 2022–23, residential care data in the 2023 CURF may nt be comparable with published counts of people using residential aged care at 30 June 2023