Health care card holders

Domain: 
Demography
Sub-Domain: 
Income Support and Concessions
Measure: 
Percentage of people aged 0 to 64 years with a Health Care Card
Rationale: 
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Evidence shows that individuals and households receiving income support payments struggle to meet the basic cost of living and can experience significant financial stress (QCOSS, 2011).

Data Source: 
Social Health Atlas Public Health Information Development Unit 2011 (2009 data)
References: 
QCOSS (2011). Cost of Living Report 2011: Ensuring low income households a basic standard of living.


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