Need for Legal Assistance Service (NLAS) indicators

Developed from insights gained from legal need research and using Census data, NLAS indicators provide a measure that can be used to compare potential demand for legal assistance across geographic areas. View the following 3 reports for more details.

The NLAS(CLC) indicator extends the original set of indicators and was designed to inform a legal analysis conducted in the context of the new application-based funding model for Community Legal Centres (CLCs).

Revisions to the 2015 Need for Legal Assistance Services (NLAS) indicators following the release of the 2016 Census data.

How the Foundation developed the Need for Legal Assistance (NLAS) indicator which uses census data to assess potential demand by geographic location.


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