NAME OF COLLECTION
ABS Environmental Issues Survey - Greenpower
Environment and Energy Statistics Section
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10
BELCONNEN ACT 2616
Telephone: 02 6252 5643
Facsimile: 02 6252 5335
PurposeHouseholds connected/not connected to a greenpower electricity scheme
Awareness of greenpower schemes
Willingness to pay more for greenpower
Extra annual cost willing to pay for greenpower
To collect attitudinal and behavioural data from households and individuals relating to the environment.
The survey provides data on households' involvement with Greenpower energy schemes. These schemes use various forms of energy from solar, wind, hydro and biomass (such as gas generated in landfills) to generate electrical power.
Method of collection
The survey is run as a supplement to the Monthly Population Survey. The MPS is a sample of private dwellings and non-private dwellings (hotels, motels, etc.). The proportion of Australian dwellings selected this way is approximately 0.5%. For this survey, half the private dwelling sample
(i.e. 15,500 dwellings) are used.
Australia, State and Territory, Metropolitan - non-Metropolitan Geographic Area.
Frequency of data availability
Data for this topic is available every three years as part of a triennial collection program. Relates to the calendar year.
Historical dataEnvironmental Issues - People's Views and Practices (cat. no. 4602.0)
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