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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/11/2006  Reissue
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Household Income as Stated (weekly)
This variable is calculated by summing the individual incomes reported by all household members aged 15 years and over. The Census collects individual income in ranges, so before these can be summed a specific dollar amount needs to be allocated to each person. Median incomes for each range, derived using data from the Survey of Income and Housing, are used for this purpose.
The income ranges for Household Income as Stated (HINASD) include households where one or more household members aged 15 years and over did not state their income, or were temporarily absent. In the variable Household Income (HIND), these households would be excluded from the household income calculation. They would be coded to the (HIND) category 'Partial income stated'.
Applicable to: Occupied private dwellings
Annual income ranges are displayed within brackets.
1 Negative income
2 Nil income
3 $1-$149 ($1-$7,799)
4 $150-$249 ($7,800-$12,999)
5 $250-$349 ($13,000-$18,199)
6 $350-$499 ($18,200-$25,999)
7 $500-$649 ($26,000-$33,799)
8 $650-$799 ($33,800-$41,599)
9 $800-$999 ($41,600-$51,999)
10 $1,000-$1,199 ($52,000-$62,399)
11 $1,200-$1,399 ($62,400-$72,799)
12 $1,400-$1,699 ($72,800-$88,399)
13 $1,700-$1,999 ($88,400-$103,999)
14 $2,000-$2,499 ($104,000-$129,999)
15 $2,500-$2,999 ($130,000-$155,999)
16 $3,000-$3,499 ($156,000-$181,999)
17 $3,500-$3,999 ($182,000-$207,999)
18 $4,000 or more ($208,000 or more)
19 All incomes not stated
20 Not applicable
Total number of categories: 20
Not applicable (20) category comprises:
Non-private dwellings
Unoccupied private dwellings
Migratory, off-shore and shipping CDs
Other non classifiable households

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