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Person—source of cash income (principal)(housing assistance), code N{.N.N}

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPrincipal income source
METeOR identifier:Help on this term302487
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013
Definition:Help on this termThe source from which a person derives the greatest proportion of his/her income, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—source of cash income (principal)

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[.N.N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Employee cash income
2Unincorporated business income
3Government cash pension/allowance
3.1Allowances for students and the unemployed
3.1.1Youth allowance
3.1.2Newstart allowance
3.1.3Other allowances for students and the unemployed
3.2Centrelink pensions/allowances for the aged and people with disability
3.2.1Age pension
3.2.2Disability Support pension
3.2.3Other Centrelink pensions/allowances for the aged and people with disability
3.3Other Government cash pension/allowances (e.g. Service pensions)
4Other cash income (e.g. superannuation, compensation)
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics. Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termIncome source is used to derive low income status of households and whether they may be eligible to receive Commonwealth rent assistance if the same household was living in the private rental market.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Housing Data Development Committee
Origin:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics. Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables. Viewed 3 November 2005.

Relational attributes

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See also Household—low income status, code N Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013

See also Person—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

See also Person—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

See also Person—gross income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

See also Person—gross weekly income, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Has been superseded by Person—principal source of cash income, code N[.N.N.N] Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Has been superseded by Person—principal source of cash income, housing assistance code N[.N.N] Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

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