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Definition

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

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN ".
Data Type Currency
Format N[NNNNN].NN
Maximum character length 8

Comments

Guide for use:

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).

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Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0