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).