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Household—household composition, housing assistance code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termHousehold composition (housing assistance)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term455623
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this termThe composition of the household in a housing assistance collection, based on the relationship between household members, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Household—household composition

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Single
2Sole parent with child/ren aged less than 16 years
3Couple only
4Couple with child/ren aged less than 16 years
5Family (with other family members present including children aged 16 years and over)
6Family (with other non-related members present)
7Group (unrelated adults)
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9Not stated/inadequately described

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termIt should be noted that only usual residents of a household are considered when describing and categorising households by Household type. Visitors to a household are, by definition, excluded from the household. Usual residence of members of a household is defined as '...that address at which the person has lived or intends to live for a total of 6 months of more' (Census Dictionary 1996).

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Supersedes Household—household composition, code N{.N} Housing assistance, Superseded 04/06/2013

Has been superseded by Household—household composition, housing assistance code N Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

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Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

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