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Parenting Payment Partnered (PPP) 0 8 8 100% Carer Allowance (CAR) 1 12 13 92.3% Parenting Payment Single (PPS) 0 29 29 100% Newstart Allowance (NSA) 14 31 45 68.8% Status Resolution Support Service (SRSS) 21 24 45 53.3% Disability Support Pension (DSP) 22 37 59 62.7% Total^ 64 165 228 72% *Some of the Income Source subsets including; Youth Allowance, Sickness Allowance and or Other (Superannuation, redundancy, etc) and Family Allowance should be viewed with caution as they are statistically very small. ^ 4 survey respondents who indicated they have an income source in Question 10, did not specify their main source of income in Question 12. 1 survey respondent indicated that they have no income in Question 10 and then indicated that they collect SRSS in Question 12. 2 survey respondents indicated they did not have an income source in Question 10 and then stated that their main income source was NSA in Question 12. These three responses have been excluded from the total value in the table above. The majority of income sources were highly gendered, reflecting a significantly greater female representation. Some of the main income sources for females include: Parenting Payment Single (100%), Carer Allowance (92.3%), Newstart Allowance (68.8%) and Disability Support Pension (62.7%). Table 13: Income Sources by Gender Main Income Source by Gender Male Female Total Women as a percentage of total income source 2014 2010 No. No. No % % Disability Support Pension (DSP) 22 37 59 62.7% 56.6% Parenting Payment Single (PPS) 0 29 29 100% 93.3% Newstart Allowance (NSA) 14 31 45 68.8% 37.2% Carer Allowance (CAR) 1 12 13 92.3% 75.0% Family Allowance (FTB) 0 5 5 100% 90.9% Age Pension (AGE) 1 7 8 87.5% NA Status Resolution Support Service (SRSS) 21 24 45 53.3% NA Consistent with results from the previous survey, older respondents were significantly more likely to report receiving a Disability Support Pension (DSP). Approximately 50% of respondents aged between 46 and 65 years of age received a Disability Support Pension. Table 14: DSP Recipients by Age 27