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Person—income source (cash)

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269810
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 29/04/2006
Definition:Help on this termSources of all cash income which an individual (or income group or household) might receive e.g. from employment, property or cash transfers.
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Socio-economic indicator:

Information about the receipt by an individual of cash income can be an indicator of the extent of financial disadvantage among clients.

Needs and policy planning:

Information about the receipt by an individual of cash income also helps to identify sub-groups of particular policy interest, such as, carers and people with disabilities.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Person
Definition:Help on this term

A human being.

Collection and usage attributes

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Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:Help on this term

Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:Help on this term

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
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ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
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Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Source of cash of income
Definition:Help on this termThe source from which cash income is derived.
Property group:Help on this termFinancial characteristics

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termThis property relates to a cash income, as opposed to all income that includes income in kind (e.g. barter for goods or services etc).

Source and reference attributes

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

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See also Household—Source of cash income (principal) Housing assistance, Candidate 01/10/2012

See also Person—main source of income Disability, Standard 28/09/2016

Has been superseded by Person—source of cash income (all) Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010, Community Services (retired), Standard 29/04/2006

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Person—income source (cash), code N{.N} Community Services (retired), Superseded 29/04/2006

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