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Household—household group, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termHousehold groups
Synonymous names:Help on this termHousehold groups
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270149
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Retired 10/02/2006
Data Element Concept:Household—household group

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Single adult
2Couple with no children
3Sole parent or couple with 1 child
4Sole parent or couple with 2 or 3 children
5Sole parent or couple with 4 or more children
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Only the usual residents of the household are included.

Adults include children aged 16 or more regardless of whether they are full time students of not.

A child is a person under 16 years of age.

Household groups is not used for the Commonwealth housing data set including CRA (Commonwealth Rent Assistance). Refer instead to Commonwealth Rent Assistance Income Unit Type.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this termPublic Rental Housing Data Manual 2001-02

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Household groups, version 2, Derived DE, NHADD, NHDAMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.2 KB)

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