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Centrelink income unit—income unit type

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269602
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe structure of the income unit based on the relationship between members of the income unit.
Context:Help on this termAn income unit is the standard statistical unit for analyses of Centrelink data and can be an important measure in assessing the needs and circumstances of individuals and families.

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Object class:Centrelink income unit
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An income unit is the base unit that is used to calculate a Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) entitlement amount. It consists of a person and:

(a) any other person treated as their current partner under the Social Security Act 1991

(b) any other person for whom either them, or their partner, receives Family Tax Benefit.

Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Origin:Help on this term

Census of Income Support Customers

Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Income unit type
Definition:Help on this termA descriptor of the class of income unit.
Property group:Help on this termAccommodation/living characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Centrelink income unit—Centrelink income unit type, code N Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013

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