Target group profile of the low income population (LIM-AT), Census, 2011

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Target group profiles (TGP) provide Census and NHS Profile variables for a subset, or target group, of the population. In this TGP, the target group is the low income population based on the After-Tax Low Income Measure (LIM-AT).

Notes: 

  • This table contains Census variables taken from the NHS database.
  • In simple terms, the LIM is a fixed percentage (50%) of median adjusted household income, where “adjusted” indicates that household needs are taken into account. For more information, see the most recent Low Income Lines report.
  • Target group profiles (TGPs) provide data for a specific group of persons (a "target group"). All variables in the target group profile relate to these persons: their age, their gender, their family status (e.g. are they in a census family), the languages they speak, and so on.  Because TGPs deal with the universe of persons, they do not contain any family- or household-specific variables. For example, the number of census families in private households does not relate to a person, but to a family, and so it is not included in TGPs.

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2011

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  • ivt

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Date released: 

Monday, April 21, 2014

Survey number: 

3901

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Target group profile of the low income population (LIM-AT), Census, 2011

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