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Household—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAssessable weekly income
METeOR identifier:Help on this term462194
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The value of all assessable weekly income, used to assess the eligibility of a household for receipt of services, in dollars and cents.

Data Element Concept:Household—assessable income

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termCurrency
Format:Help on this termN[NNNNN].NN
Maximum character length:Help on this term8
Unit of measure:Help on this termAustralian currency (AU$)
Unit of measure precision:Help on this term2

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

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

Guide for use:Help on this term

The main components of assessable income are:

  • current usual wages and salary
  • income derived from self-employment
  • government pensions, benefits and allowances
  • other income comprising investments (including interest, dividends, royalties and rent) and other regular income (including superannuation, private scholarships received in cash, workers' compensation, accident compensation, maintenance or alimony, and any other allowances regularly received).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Has been superseded by Household—assessable weekly income, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

See also Household—principal source of cash income, (housing assistance) code N[.N.N] Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

See also Household—principal source of cash income, housing assistance code N[.N.N] Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Household (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Household (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +
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