Pension concession card holders

Domain: 
Demography
Sub-Domain: 
Income Support and Concessions
Measure: 
Percentage of people aged 15 years and over with a pension concession card
Rationale: 
1

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: 
Compiled by PHIDU using data from Centrelink as agent for the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, June 2009; Department of Veterans' Affairs, 1 July 2009
References: 
QCOSS (2011). Cost of Living Report 2011: Ensuring low income households a basic standard of living.


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