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Demographics Cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term650590
Registration status:Help on this termCommonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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The Demographics Cluster defines demographic information relating to both recipients of Centrelink benefits and their partners. The information includes: age, country of birth, citizenship, gender, Indigenous status, refugee status, preferred and spoken language and marital status.

Collection and usage attributes

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Recipient, partner of recipient

Source and reference attributes

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Australian Government Department of Social Services

Relational attributes

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Priority investment approach research DSS Commonwealth Department of Social Services (retired), Standard 20/06/2018

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
-Person—citizenship country, code AAMandatory1
-Person—citizenship country, total number NMandatory1
-Person—citizenship date of effect, MMYYYYMandatory1
-Person—country of birth, code (SACC 2016) NNNNMandatory1
-Person—country of residence, code (SACC 2016) NNNNMandatory1
-Person—date of birth, MMYYYYMandatory1
-Person—date of death, MMYYYYConditional1
-Person—Indigenous status, code AMandatory1
-Person—marital status, recipient code AAAMandatory1
-Person—partner refugee indicator, yes/missing code AConditional1
-Person—partner's country of birth, code (SACC 2016) NNNNConditional1
-Person—partner's date of birth, MMYYYYConditional1
-Person—partner's Indigenous status, code AConditional1
-Person—partner's sex/gender, code AConditional1
-Person—preferred spoken language, code (ASCL 2016) N[NNN]Mandatory1
-Person—preferred written language, code (ASCL 2016) N[NNN]Mandatory1
-Person—refugee indicator, yes/missing code AMandatory1
-Person—sex/gender, code AMandatory1
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