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Income unit composition code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term351141
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the type of an income unit.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN{.N}
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Couple only
2Couple with dependent children
3One parent
4One person
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1 Couple only

An income unit comprising two partners in a couple relationship.

CODE 2 Couple with dependent children income unit

An income unit comprising two partners in a couple relationship and all of their dependent children.

CODE 3 One parent

An income unit comprising a lone parent and all of his or her dependent children.

CODE 4 One person income

An income unit comprising a person who is not party to either a couple or parent/dependent child relationship. Specifically this includes all persons identified as a non-dependent child, other related individual or non-family member.

CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described

This option refers to those cases where there is insufficient data to identify and classify the component income unit.

Relational attributes

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Income unit—income unit composition, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007

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