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Composition of income

Part A - Short definition:

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Part B - Detailed definition:

The composition of the total income of a population group or a geographic area refers to the relative share of each income source or group of sources, expressed as a percentage of the aggregate total income of that group or area.

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Population aged 15 years and over with income in private households

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The components of total income and the combinations for which percentages may be published are shown in Figure 3.1 Components of income in 2010.

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