6503.0 - Household Expenditure Survey and Survey of Income and Housing: User Guide, 2003-04  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/06/2006  First Issue
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product



The Household Expenditure Classification (HEC) used to classify the HES expenditure data is available as a data cube '6503.0 Appendix 5 - Household Expenditure Classification 2003-04' accompanying this User Guide. Information on the collection method used for each item is also included. There were three different collection methods - these were to collect the expenditure data through a computer assisted household interview questionnaire (using a variety of recall periods), to collect it in the paper diary, or to derive it using modelling techniques.

In addition the file contains a concordance between the 2003-04 items and the 1998-99 items so that changes can be readily identified. The reverse concordance is contained in the data cube '6503.0 Household Expenditure Classification 1998-99 to 2003-04 Concordance'.