The following microdata products are available from the Survey of Income and Housing, Australia, 2013-14:
- Basic CURF on CD-ROM
- Basic CURF via the Remote Access Data Laboratory (RADL)
- Expanded CURF via the Remote Access Data Laboratory (RADL)
- Expanded CURF via the ABS Data Laboratory (ABSDL)
Apply online for access to these products at http://www.abs.gov.au/about/microdata.
These products provide estimates of income, wealth and housing. These measures can be classified by a range of household, income unit, person or loan characteristics. A detailed list of data items is available on the Downloads tab.
The microdata enables users to tabulate and analyse data. The ABS takes steps to confidentialise the dataset and prevent identification of respondents. This includes removing any information that might uniquely identify an individual, reducing the level of detail for some items and collapsing some categories.
The Survey of Income and Housing files are arranged in a hierarchy, made up of the following 4 levels:
2. Income Unit