Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Object Class|
|Synonymous names:||Income unit|
|Definition:||One person or a group of related persons within a household, whose command over income is shared, or any person living in a non private dwelling who is in receipt of personal income.|
Income units are restricted to relationships of marriage (registered or de facto) and of parent/dependant who usually reside in the same household. This means that an income unit can be defined as:
This is the standard statistical unit for analyses of economic wellbeing, and can be an important measure in assessing the needs and circumstances of individuals and families.
|Specialisation of:||Person/group of persons|
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Housing Data Development Committee|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Income unit, version 1, DEC, NHADD, NHDAMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (13.9 KB) No registration status
Supersedes Income unit, version 2, DEC, NCSDD, NCSIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.0 KB) No registration status
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