Statistical Paper no. 8: Income support customers: a statistical overview 2009

This statistical overview covers FaHCSIA income support customers, and some income support payments offered through other Australian Government departments.

Key sections of the overview are:

  • payments for older people, people with disabilities and for those caring for people with disabilities, severe medical conditions, or those who are frail aged
  • labour market allowances and parenting payments
  • family assistance
  • other payments and services
  • pensioners paid overseas.

Please note: Tables 15 and 49, plus text in Section 5.2, in this publication were updated in June 2011 (HTML and PDF versions).

Content Updated: 10 May 2012