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Household—principal source of cash income, (housing assistance) code N[.N.N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termPrincipal household income source (housing assistance)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term386873
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this termThe source from which a household derives the greatest proportion of its cash income, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Household—principal source of cash income

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
3.1.1Youth allowance
3.1.2Newstart allowance
3.1.3Other allowances for students and the unemployed
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)
5Nil income
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9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termThis item does not match the ABS income standards, and is not recommended for wider use.

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this termBased on Australian 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.

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Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Household—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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

See also Household—gross income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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

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

Has been superseded by Household—principal source of cash income, housing assistance code N[.N.N] Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

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

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Private rent assistance DSS 2009-10 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

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Private rent assistance DSS 2010-11 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

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

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

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