Person—gross weekly income

Metadata item type:Data Element Concept
METeOR identifier:669562
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:

The value of income from all sources before any deductions such as income tax and  superannuation for a person.

Context:

Gross income is used to determine the low income status of recipients of assistance.

Object Class attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Object class:Person
Definition:

A human being.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:

Prior to 13 March 2018, the definition of the ‘Person’ Object class was ‘A human being, whether man, woman or child’. From 13 March 2018, the definition was edited by removing the words ‘…whether man, woman or child’ so that a person is defined as ‘A human being’. This amendment was undertaken to align the definition of a person with the Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender and the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, which recognise that there are sex and gender types that are not exclusively male or female.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Origin:

Macquarie University 2003. The Macquarie Dictionary 3rd ed. Sydney: The Macquarie Library Pty. Ltd

Reference documents:

Attorney-General's Department 2015. Australian Government Guidelines on the Recognition of Sex and Gender. Viewed 26 July 2016, https://www.ag.gov.au/Publications/Pages/
AustralianGovernmentGuidelines
ontheRecognitionofSexandGender.aspx

ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) 2016. Standard for Sex and Gender Variables, 2016. ABS Cat. no. 1200.0.55.012. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 26 July 2016, http://abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/
Lookup/1200.0.55.012
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Property attributes

Identifying and definitional attributes

Property:Gross weekly income
Definition:

The value of income per week from all sources, before accounting for any deductions such as income tax and superannuation.

Property group:Financial characteristics

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element concept attributes

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Person—gross income Housing assistance, Superseded 10/02/2006

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:

Person—gross weekly income, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017