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

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termAssessable weekly income
METeOR identifier:Help on this term595877
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The value of income per week from all sources as specified and used by the agency to establish eligibility of a household for receipt of service, expressed as dollars and cents.

Data element concept attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Data element concept:Household—assessable weekly income
METeOR identifier:Help on this term595875
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The value of income per week from all sources as specified and used by the agency to establish eligibility of a household for receipt of services.

Object class:Help on this termHousehold
Property:Help on this termAssessable income

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Value domain attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Value domain:Total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270684
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005
Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/11/2007
Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018
Definition:Help on this termTotal number of Australian dollars and cents.

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 termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Household—assessable income (weekly), total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Superseded 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 +

Community Housing DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Household (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

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

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