Household—household group, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Household groups
Synonymous names:Household groups
METeOR identifier:270149
Registration status:Housing assistance, Retired 10/02/2006
Data Element Concept:Household—household group

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
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:
9Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

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:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Public Rental Housing Data Manual 2001-02

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Household groups, version 2, Derived DE, NHADD, NHDAMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (15.2 KB)