Australian Classification for Source of Income 2010
Identifying and definitional attributes
The classification is a three level hierarchal classification that groups sources of income at the broad, narrow and detailed levels.
At the broad, or top, level of the classification for 'Total income', the income components are grouped according to whether they are received from:
At the narrow, or second, level of the classification, 'Any other source' is classified according to whether income is received from:
At the detailed, or third, level of the classification, investment income, government pensions and allowances and other current transfers are further broken down into their component groupings.
Collection and usage attributes
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An individual may receive income from more than one source. 'Total income' is the sum of the following income components, before income tax and the Medicare Levy are taken out:
Source and reference attributes
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2010. Standards for Income Variables, 2010 Cat no. 1287.0 Canberra: ABS. Viewed 2 August 2010.
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Has been superseded by Australian Classification for Sources of Income 2015
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