Australian Bureau of Statistics
2902.0 - Census Update (Newsletter), Aug 1998
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/08/1998
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Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas 96
1. Urban Index of Advantage - an indicator of relative socio-economic well-being, containing items such as high income, tertiary education, home ownership and skilled occupations.
2. Rural Index of Advantage - makes the distinction between being advantaged in the city and being advantaged in the country, by looking at characteristics related specifically to rural areas.
3. Index of Disadvantage - focuses on items such as low income, relatively lower educational attainment, high unemployment, rented dwellings and people lacking fluency in English.
4. Index of Economic Resources - highlights what could be summarised as assets, income and expenditure - focusing on economic resources of a household including family income, housing status and car ownership.
5. Index of Education and Occupation - provides specific rankings based on educational background and type of occupation.
If your organisation is involved in targeting products or services, strategic planning, funds allocation or social/economic research, Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas can help analyse consumer profiles, identify features unique to a target group, and assist in new business locations.
Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas are planned for release in September 1998 and will be available as a stand alone product or as an Add-On Datapak to CDATA96.
If you would like more information on Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas 96, tick the box on the order form or call the ABS office in your State or Territory.
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