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Table 2 Average index scores for relative disadvantage, approved NDIS budget, and rate of plan utilisation, by State and Territory

From: How personalisation programs can exacerbate socio-economic inequities: findings from budget utilisation in the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme

State/Territory (N NDIA service districts) Average ISRAD Average Approved NDIS Budget ($) Average rate of plan utilisation (%)
June 2020 June 2021 June 2020 June 2021
All (84) 964.37 (78.02) 75,047.62 (29,932.42) 73,537.50 (21,399.72) 57.14 (8.70) 61.86 (6.22)
  Australian Capital Territory (1) 1,089.00 62,000 124,000 66.00 68.00
  New South Wales (16) 990.92 (62.75) 71,312.50 (6,838.31) 70,066.67 63.00 (6.60) 66.80 (5.17)
  Northern Territory (7) 842.37 (135.27) 136,857.14 (48,450.76) 125,666.67 (45,548.51) 42.57 (10.29) 54.00 (7.51)
  Queensland (13) 942.45 (71.30) 74,000 (11,165.42) 72,307.69 (6,128.96) 60.92 (2.90) 65.31 (3.30)
  South Australia (12) 964.55 (53.15) 67,416.67 (9,287.90) 67,000.00 (9,448.43) 54.92 (8.59) 58.67 (6.27)
  Tasmania (4) 929.55 (32.15) 83,000.00 (10,360.18) 78,750.00 (8,995.37) 59.00 (8.16) 62.75 (1.26)
  Victoria (18) 987.68 (45.19) 58,000.00 (16,215.46) 62,705.88 (6,668.63) 59.11 (4.92) 61.11 (2.83)
  Western Australia (12) 990.20 (65.08) 67,500.00 (23,380.26) 69,083.33 (10,121.61) 51.75 (8.86) 59.33 (7.16)
  1. Standard deviations are shown in parentheses. Based on June, 2020 data