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Preview of file download for 'SAS-NATSEM Household Budget Report, September 2015'

Publication Date : December, 2015 | Publication Type : Report

SAS-NATSEM Household Budget Report, September 2015

Ben Phillips

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Preview of file download for 'AMP.NATSEM Income and Wealth Report Issue 38: Buy Now, Pay Later'

Publication Date : December, 2015 | Publication Type : Report

AMP.NATSEM Income and Wealth Report Issue 38: Buy Now, Pay Later

Ben Phillips and Matthew Taylor

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Landmark study exposes the wellbeing divide among older Australians

The National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling, a centre in the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra, in conjunction with the Benevolent Society, has today released the index of wellbeing for older Australians. This index shows areas where older people in Australia experience low and high wellbeing across 5 domains. The analysis shows that housing is a large contributor to wellbeing, as well as education. Areas of very low and high wellbeing for older people tend to be in cities rather than regional areas.

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SAS-NATSEM Household Budget Report, December 2014

The SAS-NATSEM Household Budget Report is an interactive web-based tool providing national measures of cost of living and standard of living for Australian households. The report broadens the cost of living debate by the inclusion of household incomes into a standard of living index. This quarterly report provides insights into the movement of the cost of living, incomes and the related standard of living for a range of different household types, including income levels, main source of income, renters, mortgagors, family type and states.

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