Statistical Paper no. 11: Income support customers: a statistical overview 2012

This statistical overview covers Australian Government income support payments. Unless otherwise indicated, the statistics relate to the relevant pay periods closest to 30 June 2012.

These pay periods will generally be within a fortnight either side of that date. Key sections of the overview are:

  • payments for older people, people with disability and those caring for people with disability, severe medical conditions, or those who are frail aged
  •  student- and labour market–related payments
  • family assistance
  • other payments and services
  • pensioners paid overseas.

Payment and allowance information, including eligibility criteria, are included within each section.

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