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DSS JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance recipients – monthly profile

The "Expanded Jobseeker Payment and Youth Allowance - monthly profile" publication has introduced expanded reporting populations for income support recipients. As a result, the reporting population for Jobseeker Payment has changed to include recipients who are current but on zero rate of payment and those who are suspended from payment. The reporting population for Youth Allowance has changed to include those who are suspended from payment. The expanded report will replace the standard report after June 2023.

Additional data for JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance (other) recipients in the monthly profile includes:

• A monthly time series by rate of payment, providing details of recipients who are current on payment and in receipt of a full, part or zero rate of payment, and those who are suspended from payment (table 2)

• By work capacity status, showing those who have a partial capacity to work and those who have full capacity (table 7)

• By payment duration (table 8)

The “JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance recipients – monthly profile” is a monthly report, covering the Income Support payments of JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance (other). It also includes data on Youth Allowance (student and apprentice), Sickness Allowance and Bereavement Allowance. The report includes payment recipient numbers by demographics such as age, gender, state, earnings and Statistical Area Level 2.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Title DSS JobSeeker Payment and Youth Allowance recipients – monthly profile
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia
Data Status active
Update Frequency monthly
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/data/dataset/728daa75-06e8-442d-931c-93ecc6a57880
Date Published 2020-05-15
Date Updated 2024-05-17
Contact Point
Department of Social Services
data@dss.gov.au
Temporal Coverage 2020-03-01 00:00:00 - 2021-06-25 00:00:00
Geospatial Coverage GA1
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Department of Social Services