Household—gross income (annual), ten thousand dollar range code N[N]
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Household annual gross income range ($ 10,000 range)|
|Registration status:||Health, Standard 04/05/2005|
The value of gross annual income from all sources (before deductions for income tax, superannuation, etc.) for all household members as represented by a ten thousand dollar range code.
Gross household income ($ 10,000 ranges) is used as an indicator of the economic status of the household.
|Data Element Concept:||Household—gross income|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||2|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The main components of gross income are:
Gross income is regarded as all receipts which are received regularly and are of a recurring nature. Certain receipts such as lump sum receipts, windfall gains and withdrawals from savings are not considered to conform to these criteria and are not included as income.
Please note that this data element is not consistent with the ABS standards for cash income.
Refer to the ABS website Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables/Cash Income Variables:
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||National Public Health Information Working Group|
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
All attributes +
Computer Assisted Telephone Interview demographic module DSS Health, Superseded 03/12/2008
Computer Assisted Telephone Interview demographic module NBPDS Health, Standard 03/12/2008