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Person—living arrangement

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269813
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Health, Standard 19/04/2005
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010
Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termWhether a person usually resides alone or with others.

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/
AustralianGovernmentGuidelines
ontheRecognitionofSexandGender.aspx

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:Living arrangement
Definition:Help on this termAn arrangement of living alone or with others.
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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Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Person—living arrangement, code N Disability, Standard 07/10/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005

Person—living arrangement, health sector code N Health, Standard 14/06/2005

Person—living arrangement, homelessness code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010
Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010

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