The AGHDS is a confidentialised unit record file that provides point-in-time data for income units in receipt of Centrelink social security payments and families receiving Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A.
from 30 June 2006 to 30 June 2017
National and state and territory
Combines information from numerous Centrelink files to create records at an income unit level, rather than person or household level. An income unit consists of a person, the person’s partner and any children for whom the couple may receive FTB Part A. Single social security recipients living together in the same household are regarded as separate income units. One person in each income unit is classified as the primary reference person based on sex and the type of payment received.
Includes information about type of housing, amount of weekly income, payment type and other characteristics of income units.
Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)
A data dictionary is available on request
External links and information
Housing Assistance in Australia
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