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6503.0 - Household Expenditure Survey and Survey of Income and Housing, User Guide, Australia, 2009-10  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2011  Reissue
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This document was added 07/20/2012.


This release provides instruction for the correct calculation of the data item WEALTHH "net wealth of household" for CURF users. The corrected calculation results in a very small increase to the mean household net worth value. An excel spreadsheet titled 'Note on the correct calculation of the household wealth variable December 2015' details this calculation and is available in the 'Downloads' tab.


This release includes details of the items impacted by the reissue of the HES and SIH 2009-10 CURF. An excel spreadsheet titled 'Items impacted in CURF reissue July 2012' is available in the 'Downloads' tab.


This reissue corrects an error in Appendix 8 (HEC and COICOP concordance) relating to 10 HEC codes in HEC 0101, Current housing costs (selected dwelling).

No other revisions have been made to this product.

Additional content has been added to the User Guide providing information on the fiscal incidence study variables released in the second edition of the CURF. Appendices 4 and 5 have been updated to include the extra FIS variables. In addition, Appendix 5 includes four additional HES health care card items.

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