People living with psychotic illness 2010

Appendix 16. Mental health service provision in the non-government sector

Page last updated: November 2011

Appendix table 16-1 shows the one-month prevalence of ICD-10 psychotic disorders in people solely in contact with non-government organisations and the estimated total numbers of such people nationally. The overall national monthly prevalence is 0.4 cases per 1,000 members of the population, with total number affected an estimated 6,204 persons. For men and women, the prevalence is 0.6 and 0.3 cases per 1,000 respectively. These values are appropriately adjusted to reflect the population age and sex structure.

Appendix table 14-1, appendix table 14-3 and appendix table 14-4 provide additional information on non-government use and services.

Appendix Table 16-1. Estimated national one-month prevalence of ICD-10 psychotic disorders in people solely in contact with non-government organisations

Appendix table 16-1 is separated into 3 smaller tables in this HTML version for accessibility reasons. It is presented as one table in the PDF version.

Males

Age (years)Catchment ERP *Australian ERPPrevalence (cases per 1,000)Estimated persons
18-24
117,596
1,167,678
0.3
323
25-34
161,314
1,613,064
0.5
751
35-44
156,498
1,574,669
0.7
1,116
45-54
147,866
1,508,028
0.8
1,189
55-64
120,137
1,260,193
0.5
669
18-64
703,411
7,123,632
0.6
4,048

Females

Age (years)Catchment ERP *Australian ERPPrevalence (cases per 1,000)Estimated persons
18-24
111,731
1,100,550
0.1
152
25-34
158,354
1,586,242
0.2
374
35-44
158,092
1,594,048
0.4
614
45-54
149,953
1,537,401
0.5
701
55-64
124,102
1,278,357
0.2
315
18-64
702,232
7,096,598
0.3
2,155

Persons

Age (years)Catchment ERP *Australian ERPPrevalence (cases per 1,000)Estimated persons
18-24
229,327
2,268,228
0.2
475
25-34
319,668
3,199,306
0.4
1,125
35-44
314,590
3,168,717
0.5
1,730
45-54
297,819
3,045,429
0.6
1,890
55-64
244,239
2,538,550
0.4
984
All
1,405,643
14,220,230
0.4
6,204

* ERP Estimated resident population for 2010 extrapolated from 2009 data provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics
† Estimated totals for ages 18-64 may not equal the sum of the individual age groups due to rounding
‡ The 18-24 year age group covers seven years only in contrast to the 10 years in each of the older groups.