2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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Individual Income (weekly) (INCP)

This variable records the income level of people aged 15 years and over. Individual incomes are collected as ranges in the Census. To enable these range values to be summed, information from the Survey of Income and Housing, which collects income as individual values, is used to estimate the median income within each bracket collected by the Census. The relevant median value for each family/household member is then summed to produce family or household income.

See also Family Income (FINF), Family Income as Stated (FINASF), Household Income (HIND), Household Income as Stated (HINASD), Median income.

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