Household—rent paid (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Rent paid
Synonymous names:Weekly rent payment
METeOR identifier:302612
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006
Definition:The actual amount of rent paid by a household in dollars and cents.
Data Element Concept:Household—rent paid

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Currency
Format:N[NNNNN].NN
Maximum character length:8
Unit of measure:Australian currency (AU$)
Unit of measure precision:2

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

This value domain must be expressed to two decimal places. Where there is a dollar value and no cent value, the cents must be expressed as .00 (e.g. 100.00).

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:

Households may make multiple payments to cover one rent period or may pay multiple rent periods in one payment. However, rents are typically recorded on a weekly basis.

In order to accurately measure rent arrears, this metadata item should be linked to the Household—rent paid date, DDMMYYYY metadata item.

Comments:In the Census of Income Support Customers including Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) this metadata item is referred to as Weekly rent payment.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:National Housing Data Development Committee

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Household (tenant)—rent paid (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 10/02/2006

See also Household—rent paid date, DDMMYYYY Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013

See also Housing assistance agency—total rent collected (financial year), total Australian currency N[N(9)] Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Supersedes Rent paid by tenant, version 1, DE, NHADD, NHDAMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (14.1 KB)

See also Service provider organisation—total household rent collected, Australian currency N[N(8)].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2010-11 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2011-12 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Private rent assistance DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +