Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Household identifier|
A unique alphanumeric identifier for a household used by an organisation that provides services.
Households are one of the main statistical units in housing assistance data and as such it is essential that identifiers be unique for each household.
|Data Element Concept:||Service provider organisation—household identifier|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||15|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
A household for the purposes of the metadata item is the same as the members under a single tenancy agreement.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Related metadata references:|
See also Service provider organisation—person in household identifier, X[X(14)]
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