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Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey

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The HILDA Survey is a household-based longitudinal survey, on a range of aspects of life around family dynamics, economic and subjective well-being and labour market dynamics.

The survey commenced in 2001. Data is collected annually through interviews with all people over 15 years old in each selected household. In Wave 1 data was collected from 7,682 households (13,969 individuals). Wave 11 data collection added a sample top-up of 2,153 households (5,477 individuals). Funding has been guaranteed for 18 waves.

The HILDA Survey is conducted by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research at the University of Melbourne on behalf of the Department of Social Services.

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Frequency:Help on this termAnnual

Source and reference attributes

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Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

The University of Melbourne 2016. The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey. Viewed 20 October 2016,  http://www.melbourneinstitute.com/hilda/doc/.