Person income (housing assistance) cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Set Specification
METeOR identifier:478940
Registration status:Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017
DSS type:Data Element Cluster
Scope:

The Person income cluster describes income records for week ending 30 June, for all persons in households ongoing at 30 June, and whose details are provided in the Person cluster.

Collection and usage attributes

Statistical unit:Persons and Households
Collection methods:

State and territory housing authorities provide the data to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare for national collation on an annual basis.

Include:

  • Multiple income records for persons with different income types.
  • Income records for persons in households in dwellings headleased and managed by state housing authority.

Exclude:

  • Income records for persons in households residing in dwellings owned but not administered by the jurisdiction (e.g. leased to other program areas and not administered by state housing authority).

Data qualifications:

  • No rounding should be applied to income amounts

Comments:Refer to the collection period of the data set to determine the reference year for this cluster.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Housing and Homelessness Information Management Group
Origin:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). Public rental housing and SOMIH national data collection: processing manual 2010-2011. Canberra: AIHW
Reference documents:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2006. National Housing Assistance Data Dictionary Version 3 (Housing Assistance Data Development Series). AIHW cat no. HOU 147. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Person income (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Supersedes Person income (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Public rental housing DSS 2010-11 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Public rental housing DSS 2011-12 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Public rental housing DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2010-11 Housing assistance, Superseded 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2011-12 Housing assistance, Superseded 26/08/2014
Indigenous, Endorsed 01/05/2013

Parent DSS specific attributes +

State owned and managed Indigenous housing (SOMIH) DSS 2012-13 Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Metadata items in this Data Set Specification

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Seq No.Metadata item Obligation Max occurs
-Dwelling—housing program type, (public rental housing/SOMIH) code NMandatory1
-Household—household identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Income unit—income unit identifier, X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Person—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Person—Australian state/territory identifier, code NMandatory1
-Person—gross income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NNMandatory1
-Person—person identifier (household), X[X(14)]Mandatory1
-Person—principal source of cash income, code N[.N.N.N]Mandatory1
-Person—source of cash income (all), housing assistance code N[.N.N.N]Mandatory1