Dimension 4: Education

All

Outcome

Young South Australians are successful learners

Indicator

Children enter the school system ready to take advantage of the learning environment

Developmentally vulnerable

In 2021, 23.8% of 4-6 years old South Australian children were vulnerable in one or more of five domains under the Australian Early Development Census (AEDC).
Nationally in 2021, 22% of 4-6 years old children were vulnerable in one or more of five domains under AEDC.

Data Source: Australian Early Development Census

Early intervention

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides funding to eligible Australians, including children and young people, with permanent and significant disability for the supports and services they need.
In quarter 4 of 2021-22 in SA:
• 6,472 children (birth to six years inclusive) had an approved NDIS plan (5,651 in quarter 4, 2020-21).
• 899 children (birth to six years inclusive) received early childhood early intervention supports (680 in quarter 4, 2020-21).

Data Source: NDIS Tailored Data Request

All children and young peopleDimension 4: EducationChildren enter the school system ready to take advantage of the learning environment